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POINTE-AGAPE

(Pixel-lensing Observations with the Isaac Newton Telescope-Andromeda Galaxy Amplified Pixels Experiment)
(survey of M31 for microlensing)

The POINTE-AGAPE Survey (Pixel-lensing Observations with the Isaac Newton Telescope-Andromeda Galaxy Amplified Pixels Experiment) was carried out in 1999-2001, monitoring Andromeda (M31) for Transients that could be Gravitational Microlensing by MACHOs, to test models of Dark Matter. If MACHOs make up the Dark Matter Halos of the Milky Way and M31, stars in M31 might be assumed to reveal microlensing.

It produced some candidates and also revealed other transients of interest including Novae.


(survey,microlensing,transients,past,MACHOs,M31)
http://www.ing.iac.es/PR/SH/SH2006/agape.html
PrefixExampleSurvey/Catalog 
PAPA-00-S3POINTE-AGAPE 
POINTE-AGAPEPOINT-AGAPE-S3POINTE-AGAPE 

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