Meteorite

Science / Geology / Meteorite: A stony or metallic object from inter-planetary space that penetrates the atmosphere to impact on the surface.

Micrometeorite

Science / Geology / Micrometeorite: A meteorite less than 1 millimeter in diameter. MORE

Ray

Science / Geology / Ray: A linear landform of the lunar surface emanating from a large crater and extending as much as 100 kilometers outward, probably consisting of fine ejecta thrown out by the impact of a meteorite. MORE

Astrobleme

Science / Geology / Astrobleme: An ancient circular scar on Earth's surface produced by the impact of a meteorite or comet. Use our Google maps page to get close up images of these meteor impact structures. MORE

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