Explain how meteor showers and comets are related. Explain how we know meteor showers occur each year


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The meteoroids in a meteor shower are understood to be dust and debris released from the icy nucleus of a comet. When Earth passes through this stream of material, you see a meteor shower. In some cases the comet has wasted away and is no longer visible, but in other cases the comet is still prominent, although located somewhere else along its orbit.


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