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297 miles per minute is about one-fifth as fast as a Meteor.
In other words, it's 0.190 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 5.30 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 410 miles per minute and 2,700 miles 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 100 miles per minute.
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