In context to latest astronomical findings, what is KIC 8462852?

In context to latest astronomical findings, what is KIC 8462852?
[A]Asteroid
[B]Star
[C]Comet
[D]Meteorite

Asteroid
KIC 8462852 is an F-type main-sequence star located in the constellation Cygnus approximately 454 parsecs (1,480 ly) from Earth. In September 2015, several astronomers published a paper analyzing the unusual light fluctuations of the star as measured by the kepler space telescope, a probe that records changes in the brightness of distant orbiting stars to detect exoplanets. The star’s large irregular changes in brightness is consistent with a large mass (or many small masses together) orbiting the star in “tight formation”.

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