Tsapras, Y. and Street, R. A. and Horne, K. (University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland, UK), and Penny, A. and Clarke, F. and Deeg, H. (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Granada, Spain), and Garzon, F. and Kemp, S. and Osorio, M. R. Z. and Abad, A. O. and Sanchez, S. M. and Eiroa, C. and Mora, A. and Alberdi, A. and Cameron, A. and Davies, J. K. and Ferlet, R. and Grady, C. and Harris, A. W. and Palacios, J. and Quirrenbach, A. and Rauer, H. and Schneider, J. and de Winter, D. and Merin, B. and Solano, E. (2001) Can Jupiters be found by monitoring Galactic bulge microlensing events from northern sites? Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 325, pp. 1205-1212.
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In1998 the EXPORTteam monitored microlensing event lightcurves using a CCD camera on the IAC 0.8m telescope on Tenerife to evaluate the prospect of using northern telescopes to find microlens anomalies that reveal planets orbiting the lens stars. The high airmass and more limited time available for observation of Galactic Bulge sources makes a northern site less favourable for microlensing planet searches. However, there a potentially a large number of northern 1m class telescopes that cound devote a few hours per night to monitor ongoing microlensing planet searches. Our IAC observations indicate that accuracies sufficient to detect planets can be achieved despite the higher airmass.
|Title:||Can Jupiters be found by monitoring Galactic bulge microlensing events from northern sites?|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society|
|In ISI Web of Science:||Yes|
|Page Range:||pp. 1205-1212|
|Keywords:||stars, planetary systems, extra-solar planets, microlensing, photometric techniques|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institut für Weltraumsensorik und Planetenerkundung|
|Deposited By:||elib DLR-Beauftragter|
|Deposited On:||08 Dec 2005|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 18:56|
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