(type of glowing nebula near protostars)
A Herbig-Haro object (HH or HHO) is a small, glowing nebula
resulting from the collision of the plasma of a jet from
a protostar with the surrounding ISM. They are found
on the order of a parsec from the protostar. Sometimes
a single such star has two HHs, from opposing jets.
They are found in star-forming regions, often near Bok globules.
(protostars,jets,star formation,nebulae,object type)
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