An alien megastructure around the star KIC 8462852
The luminosity of KIC 8462852 has diminushed several times during the last 4 years, of about 20% for several hours.
If we were on a far away star and Jupiter would go in front of the sun, the luminosity would diminush of about 1%.
The only possibilities to explain a such phenomenon would be a cloud of comets or an alien megastructure to capture the star energy.
The scientists are raising a fund of 100 000 dollars to focus a telescope on this star during a longer duration.
This star was already observed one hundred years ago, and there were no light variation. So, if a megastructure has been build, it would be in less than a century, whish is not possible according to some scientist. But let see how manking has evolved since 1916.
Source : APOD: 2016 June 13 - Unexplained Dimmings in KIC 8462852
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