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The Tricky Business of Finding Exocomets

26 Sep 2019, 17:59 UTC
The Tricky Business of Finding Exocomets
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A citizen scientist has discovered two stars with strange dips in their light that are probably hosts to ‘exocomets’, i.e. comets that orbit stars other than our Sun. If confirmed, then these will be the first “star-grazing” exocomets to be found.

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