shooting star

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a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth's atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode

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Additionally, the Intel Shooting Star drones soared to celebrate the Olympians at nightly victory ceremonies when weather and logistics permitted creating illustrations of Soohorang, the PyeongChang logo and athletes such as skiers, hockey players and curlers across the nighttime sky.
Summary: Three hundred Intel Shooting Star drones lit up the sky over Lady Gaga to kick off the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show performance
The light created by this ignition is what we see as a shooting star.
The X Factor boss, nicknamed Mr Nasty for his cutting comments on the ITV show, is a patron at Shooting Star Chase Children's Hospice.
Under this display, 300 Intel Shooting Star drones lit up the sky in a choreographed aerial performance marking the first-ever drone integration during a televised event and a Super Bowl.
People arrived well before time but when each shooting star went past, there was a lot of excitement.
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SANDWICH supplier Shaw & Lisle is the latest winner of the Shooting Star business award.
THE best shooting star show in years was set to light up the sky last night - and the space spectacle will continue for the next week.
Eddie, 60, has been battling bowel and then lung cancer since 2010 and started treatment at Wrexham Maelor Hospital's Shooting Star unit yesterday.
ClickPress, Thu Mar 28 2013] The Telly Awards has named short film, "The Shooting Star Salesman", as winner of the 34th Annual Silver Telly Awards.
Recognition as a Shooting Star often can have an immediate impact, Rose says.
International Resource News-September 14, 2011--Sunflower Electric Power Corporation purchases energy from planned Shooting Star Wind Project(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
The centre is a joint venture with the Shooting Star Appeal and North Wales NHS Trust to provide a service to support and advise patients with cancer and their families and carers.
Instead of a meteor shower, viewers in remote areas might see a shooting star trickle of around 20 to 25 meteors an hour, So said.