The Interstellar Medium
Although most of the mass of the Milky Way Galaxy is condensed into stars, interstellar space is not completely empty. It contains gas and dust, in the form both of individual clouds and of a diffuse medium. Interstellar space typically contains about one gas atom per cubic centimetre and one dust particle in 100000 cubic centimetres.
KeywordsInterstellar Medium Galactic Plane Supernova Remnant Planetary Nebula Interstellar Cloud
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