Verifiable binary microlens

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Verifiable binary microlens

Post by Lazarus on 19th January 2011, 6:20 pm

Binary microlensing event OGLE-2009-BLG-020 gives a verifiable mass, distance and orbit predictions

The lens is bright enough for follow-up Doppler measurements. Not a planetary discovery but nonetheless will be good to see how well predictions made via microlensing match up with subsequent analysis.
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