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What is a Nebula?

Nebula means "Cloud" in Latin. A nebula is an interstellar cloud of hydrogen, helium, plasma and dust. They are often called "stellar nurseries" because stars are "born" wit (MORE)

What is the difference between reflection nebulae and emission nebulae?

A nebula is a region of interstellar gas and dust. Emission nebulae are clouds of ionized gas that allow red, blue, and violet light through. Generally, these nebulae appear r (MORE)

What type of nebula is the Eagle Nebula?

The Eagle Nebula is a diffuse emission nebula. A nebula is a region of interstellar gas and dust. Emission nebulae are clouds of ionized gas. The ionization comes from an extr (MORE)

Why are nebulae important?

Nebulas are important because they form stars. One well known  nubeula is the Eagel Nubula which is depicted in one of NASA's most  famous images.

What does a nebula do?

A Nebula is a massive cloud of dust, gas and debris (sometimes left over from a star that has died in a supernova explosion) drifting in interstellar space. It is from these (MORE)

How are nebulae named?

Usually they are named of what they look like, like the "Horse Head Nebula". Although some nebulas are named of where they are, like "The Orion Nebula", right below "Orion's B (MORE)

How big is a nebula?

Depending on the type of nebula, they can range from a light year across to over a 100 light years in diameter.
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What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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