KIC 2856960: the impossible triple star

@article{Marsh2014KIC2T,
  title={KIC 2856960: the impossible triple star},
  author={T. Marsh and David J Armstrong and P. Carter},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={445},
  pages={309-319}
}
KIC 2856960 is a star in the Kepler field which was observed by Kepler for four years. It shows the primary and secondary eclipses of a close binary of period 0.258 d as well as complex dipping events that last for about 1.5 d at a time and recur on a 204 d period. The dips are thought to result when the close binary passes across the face of a third star. In this paper, we present an attempt to model the dips. Despite the apparent simplicity of the system and strenuous efforts to find a… Expand
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