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Help astronomers get the data they need to unravel one of the biggest mysteries of all time, KIC 8462852 --- Where’s the Flux?
Help astronomers get the data they need to unravel one of the biggest mysteries of all time, KIC 8462852 --- Where’s the Flux?
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    You will receive a 9"x12" framed print with our artist’s rendering of all the different theories on the star - signed by the science team!
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    Invitation to attend a lecture discussing the project’s status and new results. [Travel and accommodations not included. Dates and times will be determined by availability. Note: The 'Delivery date' is projected to be at least a year from now because we need the new data to be able to present results.]

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