Reflection-nebula



noun, Astronomy.
1.
a cloud of interstellar gas and dust that reflects the light of neighboring stars.
reflection nebula
A nebula that reflects the light of a nearby star or stars toward Earth rather than producing its own. See more at nebula.

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