The Most Interesting Stellar System

The dimming patterns of KIC 8462852 still baffle observers, three years on.

Researchers at the Carnegie Institution of Washington re-examined the Kepler data and determined

Whatever hypotheses that can be made regarding this mysterious occurrence, it must account for the 1,000-day 

Another phenomenon they noticed was that a number of other stars in the same field of view

The current-running hypothesis is that it could possibly be due to a rocky body, 

the dimming would then be due to the body as well as the dust and debris it was leaving behind

stars and account for the other dimming episodes this star had experienced while being observed

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