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Nebulosa

Léxico relacionado con la astronomía

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/5/2015
Word: Nebulosa
(ne-bu-LO-sa), sustantivo femenino
English: Nebula
Etymology: Del latín nebulosa
Meaning: Materia cósmica celeste, difusa y luminosa, que ofrece diversas formas, en general de contorno impreciso.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la astronomía
Example:

“Cuando miramos a nuestro alrededor, en el pequeño rincón de Vía Láctea que ocupamos, vemos muchas estrellas rodeadas por cáscaras esféricas de gas incandescente, las nebulosas planetarias”.

Carl Sagan, Cosmos, Editorial Planeta, 1980, pág. 232

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