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Research Yields New Evidence that the Sun's Recent Brightness Variations are Typical of Sun-Like Stars

February 15, 2007

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For the first time, astronomers have collected and analyzed a long-term set of activity and brightness measurements of a "solar twin." Researchers announced today that the close solar analog, 18 Scorpii, exhibits brightness changes over the course of its activity cycle that are nearly identical to the Sun's. Full Story

Lowell Observatory

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