Nebulae The Birth and Death of Stars Starry Night Student Exercise.docx

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Nebulae: The Birth and Death of Stars1. What color do emission nebulae have in common? Why might they all share this particular color?
2. Do emission nebulae encompass one star or many stars?
3. Describe the locations of these four emission nebulae relative to the Milky Way.
4. Describe the basic shape of planetary nebula.
5. How many stars does each of these planetary nebula contain?
6. Are planetary nebulae larger or smaller than emission nebulae?
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Nebulae, Planetary nebula, Interstellar medium, Ring Nebula

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