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  1. The signal bore expected hallmarks of potential non-terrestrial and non-solar system origin

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 7, 2009
  2. a strong, narrowband radio signal detected by Dr. Jerry R. Ehman on August 15, 1977, while working on a SETI project at the Big Ear radio telescope of the Ohio State University

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 7, 2009
  3. lasted for 72 seconds, the full duration Big Ear observed it, but has not been detected again

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  4. has been the focus of attention in the mainstream media when talking about SETI results

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  5. Amazed at how closely the signal matched the expected signature of an interstellar signal in the antenna used, Ehman circled the signal on the computer printout and wrote the comment "Wow!" on its side

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