Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Burst 30 - The Gaia DR2 Release and Boyajian's Star

Released: 24 April 2018
Duration: 10 minutes, 1 second

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Paul Carr talks about today's much more accurate distance estimate to Boyajian's Star from Gaia Data
Release 2, and what, if anything, this rules out.


Clemens+ (2018) - Proper Motion of the Faint Star near KIC 8462852 (Boyajian's Star) - Not a Binary System
Boyajian+ (2015) - Where's the Flux?
Interview with Brad Schaefer
Ben Montet Makes a Star Weirder
Castelaz and Barker (2018) - KIC 8462852: Maria Mitchell Observatory Photographic Photometry 1922 to 1991
Gaia DR2


Host and Producer: Paul Carr
Music: Jason Robinson

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