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A dramatic increase in the brightness of the young star V883 Orionis flash heated the inner portion of the disc, pushing the water snow line out to a far greater distance than is normal for a protostar, and making it possible to observe it for the first time.
The sudden brightening that V883 Orionis experienced is an example of what occurs when large amounts of material from the disc surrounding a young star fall onto its surface.
But in this case, the snowline around the young star - named V883
Orionis - was pushed out to a far greater distance than is normal because of a sudden and drastic increase in the star's brightness, which heated the inner portion of the disk.