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Epsilon Aurigae, a star 2,000 light-years away, is eclipsed by a dark, dusty disk in an artist's conception.

Since the 1820s astronomers have seen Epsilon Aurigae get eclipsed by a mysterious companion for 18 months every 27 years. In fact, the yellow supergiant star was fully eclipsed on January 1, 2010.

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