dark cloud


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dark cloud

See dark nebula.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

dark cloud

[′därk ′klau̇d]
(astronomy)
A relatively dense, cool cloud of interstellar gas, chiefly molecular, whose dust particles obscure the light of stars behind it.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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