Lyman alpha forest

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Ly-α forest
Lyman forest
Lyman-alpha forest
Lyα forest
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definition The appearance of many differentially redshifted Lyman alpha lines in absorption in a quasar's spectrum, caused by intervening hydrogen clouds along our line of sight to the quasar.
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