is-it-possible-for-a-large-star-to-collapse-itself-out-of-existence-rather-than-just-forming-a-black-holehttps://www.astronomy.com/science/is-it-possible-for-a-large-star-to-collapse-itself-out-of-existence-rather-than-just-forming-a-black-hole/Is it possible for a large star to collapse itself out of existence rather than just forming a black hole? | Astronomy.comcategories:Exotic Objects | tags:Magazinehttps://www.astronomy.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2021/09/asy-20001001-00241-orig-lg.jpg?fit=370%2C157InStockUSD1.001.00exotic-objectsarticleASY2023-05-182009-09-2846595
Two x-ray images of the central region of M82. left: The region around the black hole is glowing with x-ray radiation. right: Here the region is dim, indicating that the black hole has engulfed the matter surrounding it.
Therefore no, a large star could not collapse itself out of existence.