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Variable Star Observations in Database:

37,270,793 and Counting ...
Last Observation Received:

17 min 45 sec ago by BPO - Douglas Barrett (FR)

WASP-12   Dec 12.9285   11.692CV   

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Astronomers find 72 bright and fast explosions

Gone in a (cosmological) flash: a team of astronomers found 72 very bright, but quick events in a recent survey and are still struggling to explain their origin. Miika Pursiainen of the University of Southampton will present the new results on Tuesday 3 April at the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science.

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Kepler Beyond Planets: Finding Exploding Stars

A new study describes the most extreme known example of a "fast-evolving luminous transient" (FELT) supernova...

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Giant Bubbles on Red Giant Star’s Surface

For the first time, VLT reveals granulation on the aging red giant π1 Gruis a star which has 350 times the diameter of the Sun.

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AAVSO observers capture rare microlensing event with an Earth-like planet

AAVSO observers contribute key data to a rare microlensing exoplanet event with an Earth-like planet of 9.2 ± 6.6 M_earth. This is the closest lensing system reported so far. Beautiful light curve in figure 1, showcasing synergy between AAVSO, ASAS-SN, FO, SL and CSAI.

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Powerful Flare from Star Proxima Centauri Detected with ALMA

Powerful flare emitted by Proxima Centauri, the star closest to our sun, may make that system rather inhospitable to life after all.

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