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Bok Globule

(dense molecular cloud)

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

(hydrogen,star formation,cloud type,molecular hydrogen,gas)

Referenced by:
Herbig-Haro Object (HH)
Molecular Cloud
Star-Forming Region (SFR)