My first two posts about the Seattle AAS meeting focused on the two Citizen Sky posters and a slew of posters and the special session dedicated to epsilon Aurigae. This post is fulfillment of a promise: a discussion of the interferometry poster, along with one extra bonus: a "wow" image.
Dr. Jan Budaj has published an alternative disk model (using your observations!) that explains the mid eclipse brightening without the need for a hole in the disk. He has written an explanation of the new model. Click here to read it in our forums.