Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Burst 13 - Tabby's Star for the Perplexed, Part 1

Released: 10 March 2016
Duration: 18 minutes, 1 second

Download the .mp3 audio file.

In Part 1, Paul Carr provides a non-technical explanation of why the star informally known as Tabby's Star (KIC 8462852) is so perplexing after all. What was observed, and why doesn't it fit a conventional explanation?
The Dips observed by Kepler, numbered


Please see our companion blog post at Dream of the Open Channel.
Boyajian, et. al., Planet Hunters X - Where's the Flux? (aka B2015)


Written, Produced and Read by Paul Carr
Music by Jason Robinson

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