Long-period Giant Companions to Three Compact, Multiplanet Systems

@article{Mills2019LongperiodGC,
  title={Long-period Giant Companions to Three Compact, Multiplanet Systems},
  author={Sean M. Mills and Andrew W. Howard and Lauren M. Weiss and Jason H. Steffen and Howard T. Isaacson and Benjamin J. Fulton and Erik A. Petigura and Molly R. Kosiarek and Lea A. Hirsch and John Henry Boisvert},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2019},
  volume={157}
}
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