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Researchers spot the first ‘snow line’ ever seen around young protostar

Researchers spot the first ‘snow line’ ever seen around young protostar Researchers working with the Atacama Large Millimeter / sub-millimeter array have spotted the first direct evidence of frozen water in orbit around a young star.The star in question, V883 Orionis, is a young protostar with an associated protoplanetary disk.

These images show the spectacular results of a star being born

These images show the spectacular results of a star being born A powerful telescope has captured the rainbow-colored remains of an ancient star birth.This story began around 100,000 years ago, when two adolescent protostars (very young stars) grew increasingly angsty about being stuck in their stellar nursery.