Definition of Nebula. Meaning of Nebula. Synonyms of Nebula

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Definition of Nebula

Nebula
Nebula Neb"u*la, n.; pl. Nebul[ae]. [L., mist, cloud; akin to Gr. ?, ?, cloud, mist, G. nebel mist, OHG. nebul, D. nevel, Skr. nabhas cloud, mist. Cf. Nebule.] 1. (Astron.) A faint, cloudlike, self-luminous mass of matter situated beyond the solar system among the stars. True nebul[ae] are gaseous; but very distant star clusters often appear like them in the telescope.

Meaning of Nebula from wikipedia

- A nebula (Latin for 'cloud' or 'fog'; pl. nebulae, nebulæ or nebulas) is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. Originally...
- Nebula is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Roger Stern and John Buscema, the character first...
- The Orion Nebula (also known as Messier 42, M42, or NGC 1976) is a diffuse nebula situated in the Milky Way, being south of Orion's Belt in the constellation...
- The Crab Nebula (catalogue designations M1, NGC 1952, Taurus A) is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Taurus. The current name is due to William...
- The Horsehead Nebula (also known as Barnard 33) is a small dark nebula in the constellation Orion. The nebula is located just to the south of Alnitak...
- A planetary nebula, abbreviated as PN or plural PNe, is a type of emission nebula consisting of an expanding, glowing s**** of ionized gas ejected from...
- The Nebula Awards annually recognize the best works of science fiction or fantasy published in the United States. The awards are organized and awarded...
- The Eagle Nebula (catalogued as Messier 16 or M16, and as NGC 6611, and also known as the Star Queen Nebula and The Spire) is a young open cluster of...
- A nebula is a cloud of gas and dust in space. Nebula may also refer to: Nebula (comics), a Marvel Comics character Nebula, a fictional organization in...
- The Helix Nebula, also known as NGC 7293, is a planetary nebula (PN) located in the constellation Aquarius. Discovered by Karl Ludwig Harding, probably...
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