bright nebula


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bright nebula

An emission nebula or reflection nebula as opposed to a dark nebula. See also nebula.
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If one of these stars is very hot--much hotter than the Sun--that star could transform the dark cloud into a bright nebula.
The Horsehead, catalogued as B33, is caused by swirls of dark dust and gas, making a silhouette against the bright nebula.
Discovered by William Herschel in 1787, he classified it as a bright nebula rather than a planetary which, considering its shape, was reasonable.
ingqimba yeenkwenkwezi ezikhanyayo ezikude ezibonakala njengenkungu: bright nebula