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27 August, 04:24

What causes a meteor shower?

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  1. 27 August, 05:59
    Answer: Meteor showers occur when the earth in its orbit around the Sun passes through debris left over from the destruction of comets.

    Explanation:A meteor is a particle broken off an asteroid or comet orbiting the Sun, it burns up as it enters the Earth's atmosphere, creating the effect called shooting star. Cosmic debris of meteor is known as meteoroids. These meteoroids, entering Earth's atmosphere, at extremely high speeds on parallel trajectories is an event known as meteor shower.
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