Limits on the Macho Content of the Galactic Halo from the EROS-2 Survey of the Magellanic Clouds

@article{Tisserand2007LimitsOT,
  title={Limits on the Macho Content of the Galactic Halo from the EROS-2 Survey of the Magellanic Clouds},
  author={P. Tisserand and Laurent Le Guillou and Cristina Afonso and J-N. Albert and Johannes Andersen and R'eza Ansari and Eric Aubourg and P. Bareyre and J. P. Beaulieu and Xavier Charlot and Ch. Coutures and Roger Ferlet and Pascal Fouqu'e and J. F. Glicenstein and Bertrand Goldman and Andrew P. Gould and David S. Graff and M. Gros and Jacques Haissinski and Clarisse Hamadache and Jan Otto de Kat and Thierry Lasserre and {\'E}. Lesquoy and C{\'e}cile Loup and Ch. Magneville and Jean Baptiste Marquette and Eric Maurice and Anaelle J. Maury and Alain Milsztajn and Marc Moniez and Nathalie Palanque-Delabrouille and Olivier Perdereau and Y. R. Rahal and Joshua Rich and Michel Spiro and Alfred Vidal-Madjar and Laurent G. Vigroux and S. Zylberajch},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2007},
  volume={469},
  pages={387-404}
}
The EROS-2 project was designed to test the hypothesis that massive compact halo objects (the so-called ''machos'') could be a major component of the dark matter halo of the Milky Way galaxy. To this end, EROS-2 monitored millions of stars in the Magellanic clouds for microlensing events caused by such objects. (abridged) 
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