This is a massive star with about 14 times the mass of the Sun.
This is a massive star with about 8.4 times the Sun's mass.
A massive star usually has a core that's at least three times the mass of the sun.
The white in the central region comes from a nest of hot, massive stars there.
However, only minutes are available for the nickel-56 to decay within the core of a massive star.
You know that a black hole may form from the collapse of a massive star?
A black hole is what remains when a massive star dies.
But the most massive stars are likely to collapse into black holes.
And even then it was a long time before the implications of the theory for massive stars were understood.
The cluster is composed of several short lived massive stars.