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The OGLE view of microlensing towards the Magellanic Clouds - IV. OGLE-III SMC data and final conclusions on MACHOs

Wyrzykowski, L; Skowron, J; Kozlowski, S; Udalski, A; Szymanski, M; Kubiak, M; Pietrzysnki, G; Soszyński, Igor; Szewczyk, O; Ulaczyk, K; Poleski, R; Tisserand, Patrick

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In this fourth part of the series presenting the Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment (OGLE) microlensing studies of the dark matter halo compact objects (MACHOs), we describe results of the OGLE-III monitoring of the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC). Three sound candidates for microlensing events were found and yielded the optical depth τSMC-OIII= 1.30 ± 1.01 × 10-7, consistent with the expected contribution from Galactic disc and SMC self-lensing. We report that event OGLE-SMC-03 is most...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/51783
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.19243.x

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