Recent photometric monitoring of KIC 8462852, the detection of a potential repeat of the Kepler day 1540 dip and a plausible model

@article{Bourne2018RecentPM,
  title={Recent photometric monitoring of KIC 8462852, the detection of a potential repeat of the Kepler day 1540 dip and a plausible model},
  author={Rafik Bourne and Bruce L. Gary and Andrey Plakhov},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2018},
  volume={475},
  pages={5378-5384}
}
This paper presents V- and g'-band observations of the F2V star KIC 8462852, which exhibited enigmatic fade patterns in Kepler mission data. We introduce a transit simulation model for interpretation of these fades, and use it to interpret an August 2017 dip as a repeat of the Kepler day 1540 dip (D1540). We suggest the August 2017 and D1540 dips may be caused by a brown dwarf and an associated ring system in a 1601-day elliptical orbit. Transiting icy moons of the proposed brown dwarf… 

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TSB acknowledges support provided through NASA grant ADAP12-0172 and ADAP14-0245. MCW and GMK acknowledge the support of the European Union through ERC grant number 279973. The authors acknowledge