Name & DiscoveryNAME - From MedievalLatin meteōrum, fromGreek meteōron something aloft,from meteōros lofty.DISCOVERY - archeological site, inUr, circa 2500BC.
Important Facts (6)1. Fastest meteor is26 miles per second.2. Meteors, in size, made from a grain of sand to a baseball.3. The largest meteors are sometimes broken pieces ofastroids.4. Meteor produces light when it rub against the air.5. Meteor is the space rock that enters the earth.6. Meteor forms outside of the earth.