Korea Microlensing Telescope Network Microlensing Events from 2015: Event-finding Algorithm, Vetting, and Photometry

  title={Korea Microlensing Telescope Network Microlensing Events from 2015: Event-finding Algorithm, Vetting, and Photometry},
  author={D.-J. Kim and H.-W. Kim and Kyu-Ha Hwang and Michael D. Albrow and S.-J.Chung and A. Gould and C. Han and Y. K. Jung and Yoon-Hyun Ryu and In-Gu Shin and Jennifer C. Yee and W. W. Zhu and Sang-Mok Cha and S.-L. Kim and C.-U. Lee and Y. Lee and B.-G. Park and Richard W. Pogge},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
We present microlensing events in the 2015 Korea Microlensing Telescope Network (KMTNet) data and our procedure for identifying these events. In particular, candidates were detected with a novel "completed event" microlensing event-finder algorithm. The algorithm works by making linear fits to a (t0,teff,u0) grid of point-lens microlensing models. This approach is rendered computationally efficient by restricting u0 to just two values (0 and 1), which we show is quite adequate. The… 
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