Definition of absorption nebula in English:

absorption nebula

Line breaks: ab¦sorp|tion neb¦ula

noun

Astronomy
another term for dark nebula.
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  • 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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