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325.20 kilometers per second is about seven-and-a-half times as fast as a Meteor
In other words, it's 7.7 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 0.13 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 11 kilometers per second and 72 kilometers per second, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 2.80 kilometers per second.
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