diffuse nebula

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Synonyms for diffuse nebula

a cluster of stars within an intricate cloud of gas and dust

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Cygnus is littered with bright nebulae, but to combine bright and dark there is no need to look beyond the North America Nebula, NGC 7000.
Bright nebulae glow with light emitted by the gas of which they are composed (emission nebulae) or by reflected starlight (reflection nebulae) or both.