The Kickstarter is successful! This means that the star will be observed for a full year for any dips. It also means that we will finally know what the heck is this:
IF (capital IF) the next dip shows up and it’s achromatic shaped anything other than a sphere. Blocking 22% of the light with no heat though it’s parked right up against a star. the conspiracy theorists will be the ones that say it’s not aliens.
Here is a cut and paste from a recent AMA with Jason Wright and Tabby Boyajian.