Definition of absorption nebula in English:
Another term for dark nebula.
- On dark, clear nights this absorption nebula stands prominently in front of the spectacular Milky Way.
- A dark nebula, or absorption nebula, is a cloud of gas and dust that blocks light coming from behind.
- Sometimes known as absorption nebulae these are dark concentrations of gas and dust which often have stars forming inside them.
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