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Paper: Detecting Extrasolar Planets via Microlensing at High Magnification
Volume: 294, Scientific Frontiers in Research on Extrasolar Planets
Page: 87
Authors: Rattenbury, N.; Bond, I.; Skuljan, J.; Yock, P.
Abstract: Extrasolar planets can be efficiently detected in gravitational microlensing events of high magnification. High accuracy photometry is required over a short, well-defined time interval only, of order 10-30 hours. Most planets orbiting the lens star are evidenced by perturbations of the microlensing light curve in this time. Consequently, telescope resources need be concentrated during this period only. Here we discuss some aspects of planet detection in these events.
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