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Do we see the light from a star that has "died" and, let's say, it would reach Earth many years later, from past? Let's say the light from a star reached Earth, but that star has died long time ago. I am not sure about one thing: is the light only present? I understant that we perceive it later (for example the light that reaches from Moon to Earth, 1.2 seconds later), but that light is present. Can it be called "from past"?