The First Post-Kepler Brightness Dips of KIC 8462852

  title={The First Post-Kepler Brightness Dips of KIC 8462852},
  author={T. Boyajian and R. Alonso and Alex Ammerman and D. Armstrong and A. Ramos and K. Barkaoui and T. Beatty and Z. Benkhaldoun and P. Benni and R. Bentley and A. Berdyugin and S. Berdyugina and Serge Bergeron and A. Bieryla and Michaela G. Blain and A. C. Blanco and Eva H. L. Bodman and Anne Boucher and Markle Bradley and S. Brincat and T. Brink and J. Briol and David J. A. Brown and J.Budaj and A. Burdanov and B. Cale and Miguel Aznar Carbo and R. Garc{\'i}a and W. J. Clark and G. Clayton and J. Clem and Phillip H. Coker and Evan M. Cook and C. Copperwheat and J. Curtis and R. Cutri and B. Cseh and C. Cynamon and A. J. Daniels and J. Davenport and H. Deeg and Roberto De Lorenzo and T. Jaeger and J. Desrosiers and J. Dolan and D. J. Dowhos and F. Dubois and R. Durkee and S. Dvorak and Lynn Easley and N. Edwards and T. Ellis and E. Erdelyi and S. Ertel and R. G. Farf'an and J. Farihi and A. Filippenko and E. Foxell and D. Gandolfi and Faustino Garcia and F. Giddens and M. Gillon and J. Gonz'alez-Carballo and C. Gonz'alez-Fern'andez and J. Hern'andez and K. Graham and Kenton A. Greene and J. Gregorio and N. Hallakoun and O. Hanyecz and G. Harp and G. Henry and E. Herrero and Caleb F. Hildbold and D. Hinzel and G. Holgado and B. Ign'acz and V. Ivanov and E. Jehin and H. Jermak and Steve J. Johnston and S. Kafka and Cs. Kalup and E. Kardasis and S. Kaspi and G. Kennedy and F. Kiefer and C. Kielty and D. Kessler and H. Kiiskinen and T. Killestein and R. King and V. Koll{\'a}r and H. Korhonen and C. Kotnik and R. Konyves-T'oth and L. Kriskovics and N. Krumm and V. Krushinsky and E. Kundra and François-Ren{\'e} Lachapelle and D. Lacourse and P. Lake and K. Lam and G. Lamb and David A. Lane and M. W. Lau and P. Lewin and C. Lintott and C. Lisse and L. Logie and Nicolas Longeard and M. Villanueva and E. Ludington and A. Mainzer and L. Malo and C. Maloney and A. Mann and A. Mantero and M. Marengo and J. Marchant and M. Gonz'alez and J. Masiero and J. Mauerhan and J. Mccormac and A. Mcneely and H. Meng and Mike Miller and L. Molnar and J. Morales and B. Morris and M. Muterspaugh and D. Nespral and C. Nugent and Katherine M. Nugent and A. Odasso and D. O'Keeffe and A. Oksanen and J. O’Meara and A. Ordasi and H. Osborn and John J. Ott and J. Parks and D. R. P{\'e}rez and V. Petriew and R. Pickard and A. P'al and P. Plavchan and C. W. Plaza and D. Pollacco and F. P. Nu{\~n}ez and F. Pozuelos and S. Rau and S. Redfield and H. Relles and I. Ribas and J. Richards and J. Saario and E. Safron and J. Sallai and K. S'arneczky and B. Schaefer and Clea F. Schumer and Madison Schwartzendruber and M. Siegel and A. Siemion and B. Simmons and J. Simon and S. Sim'on-Diaz and M. Sitko and H. Socas-Navarro and 'A. s'odor and D. Starkey and I. Steele and G. Stone and R. Street and Tricia Sullivan and J. Suomela and J. Swift and G. Szab'o and R. Szab'o and R. Szak'ats and T. Szalai and A. Tanner and B. Toledo-Padr'on and T. Tordai and A. Triaud and J. Turner and J. Ulowetz and M. Urbanik and S. Vanaverbeke and A. Vanderburg and K. Vida and B. Vietje and J. Vink'o and K. Braun and E. Waagen and D. Walsh and C. Watson and R. Weir and K. Wenzel and M. Williamson and Jason T. Wright and M. Wyatt and W. Zheng and G. Zsidi},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We present a photometric detection of the first brightness dips of the unique variable star KIC 8462852 since the end of the Kepler space mission in 2013 May. Our regular photometric surveillance started in 2015 October, and a sequence of dipping began in 2017 May continuing on through the end of 2017, when the star was no longer visible from Earth. We distinguish four main 1%–2.5% dips, named "Elsie," "Celeste," "Skara Brae," and "Angkor," which persist on timescales from several days to weeks… Expand

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