Three microlensing planets with no caustic-crossing features

  title={Three microlensing planets with no caustic-crossing features},
  author={Cheongho Han and Andrzej Udalski and Doeon Kim and Chung-Uk Lee and Michael D. Albrow and Sun-Ju Chung and A. Gould and Kyu-Ha Hwang and Youn Kil Jung and Yoon-Hyun Ryu and In-Gu Shin and Yossi Shvartzvald and Jennifer C. Yee and Weicheng Zang and Sang-Mok Cha and Dong-Jin Kim and Hyoun-Woo Kim and Seung-Lee Kim and Dong-Joo Lee and Yongseok Lee and Byeong-Gon Park and Richard W. Pogge and Przemek Mr'oz and Michal K. Szyma'nski and Jan Skowron and Radosław Poleski and Igor Soszy'nski and Paweł Pietrukowicz and Szymon Kozłowski and Krzysztof Ulaczyk and Krzysztof A. Rybicki and Patryk Iwanek and Marcin Wrona and Mariusz Gromadzki},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
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