interstellar cloud

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interstellar cloud

A molecular cloud or H I region, as opposed to a cloud of the same composition more intimately connected with a star (circumstellar cloud).
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General topics include the galactic halo, high velocity clouds and satellites; the disk-halo interface; outflows, starbursts and fountains; and extra-planar gas at intermediate and high redshift.

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