Finite Source Effects in Microlensing Events

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Gould, Andrew; Gaucherel, Cedric;
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

The computation of the magnification of a finite source by an arbitrary gravitational lens can be reduced from a two-dimensional to a one-dimensional integral using a generalization of Stoke's theorem. For a large source lensed by a planetary-system whose planet lies at... View more
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