diffuse nebula

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Noun1.diffuse nebula - a cluster of stars within an intricate cloud of gas and dustdiffuse nebula - a cluster of stars within an intricate cloud of gas and dust
nebula - an immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space
Orion, Hunter - a constellation on the equator to the east of Taurus; contains Betelgeuse and Rigel
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Modern spectral examination of gaseous nebulae, in both the emitted and absorption spectrums, confirm that the major constituent of the universe is hydrogen in one form or another.
Stellar interiors, gaseous nebulae and the interstellar medium are largely comprised of plasmas.
Astrophysics of gaseous nebulae and active galactic nuclei, 2d ed.