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KIC 8462852

(Tabby's Star, Boyajian's Star)
(star with unusual variations)

KIC 8462852 (Tabby's Star or Boyajian's Star) is a F-type variable star with an unusual pattern of variation for which there is no fully-accepted explanation. Brightness dims by as much as 22%, with no repeating pattern discerned. Among the candidate-explanations is that of an unevenly-distributed ring.


(star,variable star)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KIC_8462852
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~0451pc1.47klyKIC 8462852
Coordinates:KIC 8462852
J200615.4527+442724.791

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