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Bok Globule

(dense molecular cloud)

A Bok Globule is a small, dense volume of Cosmic Dust and gas within an HII Region (HII), typically of 2 to 50 solar masses and less than a Parsec (pc) across. Signs are they contain Star Formation (SF), from Ultraviolet (UV) observation and from the frequency of young stars nearby.


(hydrogen,star formation,clouds,molecular hydrogen,gas)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bok_globule

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