On Planetary Companions to the MACHO-98-BLG-35 Microlens Star

@inproceedings{SHRhie1999OnPC,
  title={On Planetary Companions to the MACHO-98-BLG-35 Microlens Star},
  author={S.H.Rhie and D.P.Bennett and A.C.Becker and B.A.Peterson and P.C.Fragile and B.R.Johnson and J.L.Quinn and A.Crouch and J.Gray and L.King and B.Messenger and S.Thomson and I.A.Bond and F.Abe and B.S.Carter and R.J.Dodd and J.B.Hearnshaw and M.Honda and J.Jugaku and S.Kabe and P.M.Kilmartin and B.S.Koribalski and K.Masuda and Y.Matsubara and Y.Muraki and T.Nakamura and G.R.Nankivell and S.Noda and N.J.Rattenbury and M.Reid and N.J.Rumsey and To.Saito and H.Sato and S.Sato and M.Sekiguchi and D.J.Sullivan and T.Sumi and Y.Watase and T.Yanagisawa and P.C.M.Yock and M.Yoshizawa},
  year={1999}
}
We present observations of microlensing event MACHO-98-BLG-35 which reached a peak magnification factor of almost 80. These observations by the Microlensing Planet Search (MPS) and the MOA Collaborations place strong constraints on the possible planetary system of the lens star and show intriguing evidence for a low mass planet with a mass fraction $4\times 10^{-5} \leq \epsilon \leq 2\times 10^{-4}$. A giant planet with $\epsilon = 10^{-3}$ is excluded from 95% of the region between 0.4 and 2… Expand
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