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Alien structures’ orbiting solar body near Milky Way

Alien structures’ orbiting solar body near Milky Way
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A large cluster of objects in space look like something you would “expect an alien civilization to build”, US astronomers said on Thursday.

A large cluster of objects in space look like something you would “expect an alien civilization to build”, US astronomers said on Thursday.


Jason Wright, an astronomer from Penn State University, is set to publish a report on the “bizarre” star system suggesting the solar objects could be a “swarm of megastructures,” a new report said. “I was fascinated by how crazy it looked,” Wright told The Atlantic.

“Aliens should always be the very last hypothesis you consider, but this looked like something you would expect an alien civilisation to build.” The snappily named KIC 8462852 star lies just above the Milky Way between the Cygnus and Lyra.

It first attracted the attention of astronomers in 2009 when the Kepler Telescope identified it as a candidate for having orbiting Earth-like planets. But KIC 8462852 was emitting a light pattern than any of the other stars in Kepler’s search for habitable planets.
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