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Reflection Nebulae

In astronomy, reflection nebula are clouds of interstellar dust which might reflect the light of a nearby star or stars. The energy from the nearby stars is insufficient to ionize the gas of the nebula to create an emission nebula, but is enough to give sufficient scattering to make the dust visible. [1]

NGC 6914

NGC 6914

NGC 6914 is a reflection nebula (blue) in the constellation Cygnus. The Nebula is about 6000 lightyears away and is ...
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Messier 45 Pleiades

The Pleiades – Messier 45

Astronomy The Pleiades are an open cluster in the constellation Taurus. The Pleiades are also known as the "Seven Sisters" ...
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  1. Reflection nebula – Wikipedia 22/10/06[]

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