Ground-based telescope discovers the most massive star is smaller than we thought

In the theatre of the sky, a shining light shrinks as our sights get clearer.

A hubble space image showing a colourful swirl of gas and many bright spots
NGC 2070 taken by the ESO La Silla Observatory in Chile. Credit: Credit: ESO/IDA/Danish 1.5 m/R. Gendler, C. C. Thöne, C. Féron, and J.-E. Ovaldsen