Unexplained star behavior found during exoplanet search

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Unexplained star behavior found during exoplanet search

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http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronom ... fling.html

One theory to account for 22% occlusion of a star: aliens with a yuuuuuuuge solar collector.

Another theory: your mama!

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Maybe a huge swarm of comets?
http://m.phys.org/news/2015-12-astronom ... -star.html
22% reduction in light output is a lot of comets.

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http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronom ... ntury.html

It's been getting dimmer over the past century!

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http://gizmodo.com/we-might-finally-sol ... 1782161374

The Kickstarter to fund telescope time to stare at this thing was funded.

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https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/10 ... ens/?amp=1

Probably dust? That's a lot of dust.

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Yay, mystery solved, not back to our regularly scheduled lives on the only known source of intelligent life.
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