Light curve of the week: YSO?

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The pattern seen in this light curve could be due to the variability of a young stellar object (YSO), which is often related to a disc obscuring some of the stars light and/or material accreting onto the star. Studies of the symmetries in the LCs of YSOs can help us understand the environment around the star.

About Nora Eisner

Project leader of the Zooniverse citizen science project Planet Hunters TESS and PhD Student at the University of Oxford.

One response to “Light curve of the week: YSO?”

  1. George Kountouris says :

    Are we believing that it is a protoplanetary disc?

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