Ideas tagged with kepler

The NASA K2 Mission has yet to observe an analog of Tabby's Star

Tabby's Star is a main sequence F-class star ([KIC 8462852]( observed by the NASA Kepler spacecraft to undergo significant aperiodic dimming activity across a four year baseline. The light curve was noted as novel amongst a pool of ~150,000 targets thro...

By Daryll LaCourse

Searching for "Tabby's Star" Analogs in Stripe 82

["Tabby's Star"]( is an anomalous F star with repeated short-term variability, and a steady [3% dimming over 4-years]( The star spent [~8%](

By James Davenport, John Ruan