Astronomers discover 'blinking giant' star near the center of the Milky Way - CNET

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Something passed in front of a star in a distant part of the Milky Way but astronomers arent sure what. In 2012, a giant star some 25,000 light years away blinked at the Earth, and we stared back, a little confused. Astronomers using the VISTA telescope in Chile watched the star dramatically decrease in brightness and then light up again over a period of around 200 days. The team has a hunch...

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