1. Astronomers spot a 'blinking giant' near the center of the galaxy  Phys.org
  2. Astronomers find blinking giant star near heart of Milky Way  The Guardian
  3. "What Is This?" – Astronomers Spot a Strange "Blinking Giant" Near the Center of Our Galaxy  SciTechDaily
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Astronomers have spotted a giant 'blinking' star towards the center of the Milky Way, more than 25,000 light years away.

Astronomers spot a 'blinking giant' near the center of the galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a giant 'blinking' star towards the center of the Milky Way, more than 25,000 light years away. An international team of astronomers observed the star, VVV-WIT-08, decreasing in brightness by a factor of 30, so that it nearly disappeared from the sky. While many stars cha

"What Is This?" – Astronomers Spot a Strange "Blinking Giant" Near the Center of Our Galaxy

“What Is This?” – Astronomers Spot a Strange “Blinking Giant” Near the Center of Our Galaxy – SciTechDaily

Huge star, 25,000 light years away, dims by 97% then slowly returns to former brightnessHuge star, 25,000 light years away, dims by 97% then slowly returns to former brightness

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