VFTS 352: Astronomers Spot Hottest, Most Massive Overcontact Binary

New observations from ESO’s Very Large Telescope have revealed that a binary star system called VFTS 352 is among the most extreme and strangest yet found. VFTS 352 is composed of two O-type stars. Such stars are typically between 15 and 80 times more massive than the Sun and can be up to a million [...] —> Read More