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478.70 kilometers per minute is about one-fifth as fast as a Meteor
In other words, it's 0.19 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 5.3 times that amount.
(formally Meteoroid or meteorite, depending on the context; a.k.a. "shooting star", a.k.a. "falling star")
Small meteoroids enter the Earth's atmosphere at speeds between 670 kilometers per minute and 4,300 kilometers per minute, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 170 kilometers per minute.
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