Anonymous Asked: August 21, 20212021-08-21T10:49:49+05:30 2021-08-21T10:49:49+05:30In: ScienceWhat is the composition of the atmosphere on a meteoroid?What is the composition of the atmosphere on a meteoroid?atmospheremeteoroid 1 AnswerVotedOldestRecent Salomi 2021-08-21T10:53:55+05:30Added an answer on August 21, 2021 at 10:53 am Answer: The meteoric atmosphere consists primarily of hydrogen, carbon dioxide, helium, and other trace gases.All meteoroids have a halo of material surrounding them that comes from the parent body. This includes ejecta, material from a comet’s tail and crust, vaporised rock, dust, and micrometeoroids.The new study examined data from two different meteorological and asteroid-tracking instruments to gauge the composition of the atmosphere on a rock or meteoroid from the tail of Comet Tempel 1 that left Earth’s atmosphere on May 7, 2013, and two weeks later entered space.The atmosphere of a meteoroid is thought to be fairly similar to that of our atmosphere: the main source of atmosphere is the vaporization of the rocky components. Additionally, the meteoroid’s internal heating, most likely caused by collisions with other meteoroids, drives evaporation and eventual loss of the atmosphere.How big are meteoroids?Meteoroids are relatively small: they can be less than 100 feet (30 meters) in diameter or less.How do meteoroids reach the ground?Small meteoroids are considered meteoroids because their tails remain visible on the night sky for a short time after they’ve entered Earth’s atmosphere. The “tail” portion of a meteoroid is the part that hits Earth and vaporizes.2Reply Share ShareShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on WhatsAppLeave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Add a Video to describe the problem better. Video type YoutubeVimeoDailymotionFacebook Choose from here the video type. Video ID Put Video ID here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdUUx5FdySs Ex: "sdUUx5FdySs". Answer Anonymously Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Related Questions Explain what is mean by Hydrosphere And Atmosphere?