Large flare followed by sudden dimming before returning to mean flux - cause?

Started by tonywoodhouse
Default_user
about 7 years ago

What causes this type of graph?

Default_user
about 7 years ago

Usually a data glitch - often caused by spacecraft downlinked to Earth.

Default_user
about 7 years ago

definitely a #dataglitch might be due to a cosmic ray hitting the detector

~Meg

Default_user
about 7 years ago

Thanks :-) Just out of interest, I'm guessing the BBC StarGazing has caused an influx of newbies like me, are we genuinely useful or just a pain in the backside because we can't see obvious things for what they are? (honestly!?) :-)

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