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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The researchers hypothesized that the Solar System travels through a dense interstellar cloud filled with dust.
To try and use those magnetosonic waves to understand the shape of an interstellar cloud, they pulled data from the European Space Agency's infrared Herschel Space Observatory, which can see into the infrared.
LAHORE:Researchers from University of Crete in Greece and Australian National University collaborated to create a three-dimensional model of an interstellar cloud named Musca, shedding new light on the mystery of the universes formation.
Another possible explanation is FRB 121102 is located amidst a dead star or in a powerful nebula which is an interstellar cloud of gas and dust.
An interstellar cloud between Earth and Tabby's star is also unlikely, says Penn State astronomer Jason Wright.
“Just like the interstellar cloud, the new Nebula provides crisp bright light day or night to ensure safe and secure operations at service stations nationwide,” said James Steedly, vice president of Product Research and Development.
Which foodstuff, in molecular form, was discovered in interstellar cloud near the centre of our galaxy in June 2004?
Everything in the solar system, including ourselves, was originally made from material condensing out of an interstellar cloud.
There is an interstellar cloud that both Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 will pass through just as they leave the solar system behind.
The distinctive blue bubble appearing to encircle WR 31a is a Wolf--Rayet nebula -- an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other gases.

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