Expectations from a Microlensing Search for Planets


The statistical distribution of the masses of planets about stars between the Sun and the center of the galaxy is constrained to within a factor of three by an intensive search for planets during microlensing events. Projected separations in terms of the lens Einstein ring radius yield a rough estimate of the distribution of planetary semimajor axes with… (More)


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@inproceedings{Peale1996ExpectationsFA, title={Expectations from a Microlensing Search for Planets}, author={Stanton J. Peale}, year={1996} }