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Tag Archive: ifn

Jan 13 2017

The Integrated Flux Nebula (IFN) near M81 and M82

The IFN (annotated version)

The Integrated Flux Nebula(e) is a complex of galactic dust nebulae that are illuminated not by a single star or a group of stars, as is the case with most nebulae, but by the energy from the integrated flux of all the stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way.…