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Question:
I recently saw an article about a fireball over the east coast of the US. It was given a name, bolide. What is the difference between a meteor and a bolide?


Replies:
A bolide is a bright meteor THAT APPEARS TO EXPLODE. Normal meteors just fizzle out.

Howard Barnes.



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