Massive stars

SOFIA Reveals Star-Forming Region W40

[/caption] Around 1957 light years away, a dense molecular cloud resides beside an OB star cluster locked in a massive…

11 years ago

Antique Stars Could Help Solve Mysteries Of Early Milky Way

[/caption] Utilizing ESO's giant telescopes located in Chile, researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have been examining "antique" stars. Located…

11 years ago

A New Class for Tau Scorpii

Many classes of stars are named for an early, distinguished member of a certain type of stars. For example, Cepheid…

12 years ago

Magnetic Fields on O-Class Stars

[/caption] The primary method by which astronomers can measure magnetic field strength on stars is the Zeeman effect. This effect…

12 years ago

Most Massive Star Discovered: Over 300 Suns at Birth!

[/caption] Often, writing about astronomy tends to mirror the job of those writing for the Guinness Book of World Records…

12 years ago

New Movie Reveals Birth of Super-Suns

A two-year look at "proplyds," or protoplanetary disks in the constellation Orion has provided astronomers with a new high-resolution time-lapse…

13 years ago