a cloud of interstellar gas and dust that reflects the light of neighboring stars.
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Origin of reflection nebula
First recorded in 1935–40
Words nearby reflection nebula
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Scientific definitions for 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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