The peculiar dipping events in the disc-bearing young-stellar object EPIC 204278916

  title={The peculiar dipping events in the disc-bearing young-stellar object EPIC 204278916},
  author={Simone Scaringi and Carlo Felice Manara and Scott A. Barenfeld and Paul J. Groot and Andrea Isella and Matthew A. Kenworthy and Christian Knigge and Thomas J. Maccarone and Luca Ricci and Mepoui A Mpe and ESA-Estec and Caltech and RU Nijmegen and Rice and Leiden and Soton and Ttu and Cfa and Hawaii},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  • S. ScaringiC. Manara Hawaii
  • Published 25 August 2016
  • Physics, Geology
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
EPIC 204278916 has been serendipitously discovered from its K2 light curve that displays irregular dimmings of up to 65 per cent for ≈25 consecutive days out of 78.8 d of observations. For the remaining duration of the observations, the variability is highly periodic and attributed to stellar rotation. The star is a young, low-mass (M-type) pre-main-sequence star with clear evidence of a resolved tilted disc from Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) observations. We examine the… 

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