14 Fun Facts About Nebulas: A 15-Minute Book

by Jeannie Meekins

Publisher: LearningIsland.com

Series: 15-Minute Books

Publication Date: May 18, 2015

ISBN: 9781310720512

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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In our galaxy, there are stars and solar systems. There are comets, asteroids and a whole lot of solid material. There is also a lot of space between star systems. We call this space between star systems the Interstellar Medium. In this area, there are great clouds of gas and dust. They can range in size from a few light years to many thousands of light years across. Some of them glow. Some are so dark that we cannot see through them.
These massive clouds of gas and dust are called nebulas.
How much do you know about nebulas? Do you know the answers to these questions?
What is the difference between a dark nebula and a light nebula?
Is there a nebula in the Milky Way galaxy?
Can a nebula become a star?
What is an emission nebula?
How did some nebulas get their names?

Find out more about nebulas and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ages 8 and up. All measurements in American and metric.

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