Interactive: asteroids, meteors and related objects Saved Save Html My Saved Items Print Email February 15, 2013 9:06 pm • Associated PressLoading… What's the difference between a meteorite and a meteor? How big was the one that exploded over Russia? Learn a little about these celestial objects. iframe HTML tag. Try viewing this in a modern browser like Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer 9 or later. View Comments Related Stories Sci-fi horror streaks from Siberian skies Why didn't we know meteor that exploded over Russia was coming? Photos: Russia meteor fragments now focus in research More World stories Missing plane throws spotlight on passport theft Picking the brain of a noted neurobiologist: Gunmen kill 5 Egyptian soldiers north of Cairo Malaysian leader says plane's disappearance a result of "deliberate action"