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Scientists have discovered a new star with eclipses of unknown origin

The researchers said that they found another star whose luminosity is reduced periodically like "alien stars" KIC 8462852. According to the researchers, the eclipse can not be caused by the passage of the stellar disk of a spherical object. Findings of scientists were published on preprints arxiv.org site. RIK-210 Star is located in the so-called OB-association Scorpius - Centaurus - 472 light-years from the sun. Dips in its splendor as high as 15%, but, unlike the stars Tubby, eclipses occur at a frequency of 5.67 days, and are synchronized with the rotation period of the star itself.

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