Dark Nebulae

Dark Molecular Clouds and nebulae

Dark Molecular Clouds
Image from Steve Bowers
Dark molecular clouds in the Terragen Sphere

Generic term for non-glowing nebula. These are concentrations of dust only visible if they block out the light of stars that lie behind them. Many dark nebula have already been claimed by hider and cloudharvesting civilizations.

Bok Globule
Image from Steve Bowers
Coal Sack
Image from NASA
Horsehead Nebula
Image from Steve Bowers

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Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 09 October 2001.

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