Wolf-Rayet nebula

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Wolf-Rayet nebula

[¦vȯlf rī¦ā ‚neb·yə·lə]
(astronomy)
A bright ring-shaped nebula that is radiatively ionized by a central Wolf-Rayet star. Also known as Wolf-Rayet ring.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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