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    • VVV-WIT-08: the giant star that blinked 

      Smith, Leigh C.; Koposov, Sergey E.; Lucas, Philip W.; Sanders, Jason L.; Minniti, Dante; Udalski, Andrzej; Evans, N. Wyn; Aguado, David; Ivanov, Valentin D.; Saito, Roberto K.; Fraga, Luciano; Pietrukowicz, Pawel; Penoyre, Zephyr; González-Fernández, Carlos (2021-06-11)
      We report the serendipitous discovery of a late-type giant star that exhibited a smooth, eclipse-like drop in flux to a depth of 97 per cent. Minimum flux occurred in April 2012 and the total event duration was a few hundred ...