Birth of Star W75N(B)-VLA2.

Birth of a Star

Star’s birth glimpsed ‘in real time’. Astronomers have witnessed a key stage in the birth of a very heavy star, using two radio telescope views of the process taken 18 years apart.

Think about this… Due to the distance between W75N(B)-VLA and our own planet, what astronomers are watching today ‘in real time’ actually occurred 4,200 years ago.