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interstellar astrophysics

(interstellar astronomy)
(astronomy of the ISM including dust and clouds)

Interstellar astrophysics (or interstellar astronomy) refers to the study of the interstellar medium including the gas (nebulae, HI regions, molecular clouds, etc.) and dust. The term might also be taken to include study of regions between galaxies, e.g., the intracluster medium.


(science,astronomy,ISM,dust,clouds)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interstellar_medium
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_dust

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