a dark nebula in the constellation Orion, composed of opaque cosmic dust and resembling the head of a horse.
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How to use Horsehead Nebula in a sentence
Following Anna Deavere Smith is like following a swiftly moving nebula.
And yet there are millions of stars whose distances are even greater than the distance of the Great Nebula in Orion.
The fainter parts of the nebula would be shown more satisfactorily by a longer exposure.
Then his vision cleared and he knew where he was—in the surgery room of the Nebula.
And, if we don't get too bored, we might run over to the giant model nebula in Andromeda, or one of the others.
One of the most exquisite of these modern photographs is that of the Trifid nebula in Sagittarius (Fig. 142).
British Dictionary definitions for Horsehead Nebula
astronomy a dark nebula lying in the constellation of Orion and resembling the head of a horse
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