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Originally posted by PsykoOps
In b4 nibiru Have you checked astro software if there's anything supposed to be there? You might have discovered something new here.
[Edit] Also, is it possible to check in the near future if it's still there?
Originally posted by Now_Then
Are you sure it's not just a satellite or something else? How long an exposure did you have?
Originally posted by TLomon
Because of the lower pixel quality of the Meade, a star could not show up because of dimness, being too small, not enough exposure time, etc. Due to the change in cameras (by a significant level of quality), it is hard to say if something mysteriously appeared (aka a new star). Personally, I think it is the change in quality that did it.
Originally posted by ChemBreather
Nice find, maybe they name it after you !!
But, could you draw in the movement from left to right, it would be easier to see !
Every 27 years, this puzzling star dramatically dims before returning to its normal brightness some 2 years later. But with the 2009-2011 eclipse, astronomers hope to learn more about the phenomenon using a new resource: thousands of citizen scientists.
Originally posted by refuse_orders
Is the star your talking about this one?
Orion variables are variable stars which exhibit irregular and eruptive variations in their luminosity and are typically associated with diffuse nebulae. It is thought that these are young stars which will later become regular, non-variable stars on the zero-age main sequence. Brightness fluctuations can be as much as several magnitudes.
Originally posted by sickofitall2012
I'm a bit confused, which photo shows it brighter, the one in 2006 or 2008?
Sorry, it's early, not enough coffee yet.
Cool find though. How far away is this star? sorry again, I don't know astrology.