Shooting Star

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Shooting star is a common name for the visible path of a meteoroid as it enters the atmosphere, becoming a meteor. As it enters the atmosphere the meteor burns and vaporizes. If the meteor survives the entry and lands on the surface of the Earth, it is classified as a meteorite.

Shooting star may also refer to:



In transportation

In music


In film, television, and theater

In books

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