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V841 Oph may be a multiple star eclipser?

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Joined: 2010-07-23

I just observed it back at its more "normal" low range of v=14.1, after spending a few weeks down near magnitude 15. This behavior makes it appear like it may be a multiple system with a third component of a substantially longer orbital period, causing about a magnitude depth eclipse of such duration.

Mike LMK

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