UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Ms Pam Kilmartin

School of Physical & Chemical Sciences


Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 2720

Office: Mt John Field Station

Fields of Research

  • Telescope observation

Researcher Summary

Pam Kilmartin is based at the Mt John University Observatory in Tekapo and holds the position of Technican-Observer.

Subject Area: Disciplines

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

  • Endl M., Bergmann C., Hearshaw J., Barnes SI., Wittenmeyer RA., Ramm D., Kilmartin P., Gunn F. and Brogt E. (2015) The Mt John University Observatory search for Earth-mass planets in the habitable zone of Alpha Centauri. International Journal of Astrobiology 14(2): 305-312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1473550414000081. (Journal Articles)
  • Maisonneuve F., Pollard KR., Cottrell PL., Wright DJ., De Cat P., Mantegazza L., Kilmartin PM., Suárez JC., Rainer M. and Poretti E. (2011) Frequency analysis and pulsational mode identification of two γ Doradus stars: HD 40745 and HD 189631. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 415(4): 2977-2992. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17918.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Maisonneuve F., Pollard KR., Cottrell PL., Kilmartin PM., Wright DJ. and De Cat P. (2010) Spectroscopic mode identification of main-sequence non-radially pulsating stars. Astrophysics and Space Science 328(1-2): 105-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10509-009-0219-z. (Journal Articles)
  • The MOA Collaboration, The PLANET Collaboration. and The OGLE Collaboration, The μFUN Collaboration. (2010) A cold Neptune-mass planet OGLE-2007-BLG-368Lb: Cold neptunes are common. The Astrophysical Journal 710(2): 1641-1653. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637x/710/2/1641. (Journal Articles)
  • The MOA Collaboration, The μFUN Collaboration. (2010) Determining the Physical Lens Parameters of the Binary Gravitational Microlensing Event Moa-2009-Blg-016. The Astrophysical Journal 717(1): 435-440. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637x/717/1/435. (Journal Articles)
  • The Moa Collaboration, The μFUN Collaboration. and The MiNDSTEp Collaboration, The PLANET Collaboration. (2010) Sub-Saturn planet MOA-2008-BLG-310Lb: Liekly to be in the galactic bulge. The Astrophysical Journal 711(2): 731-743. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637x/711/2/731. (Journal Articles)
  • The OGLE Collaboration, The μFUN Collaboration. and The MOA Collaboration, PLANET/RoboNet Collaborations. (2010) Masses and Orbital Constraints for the OGLE-2005-BLG-109Lb,c Jupiter/Saturn Analog Planetary System. Astrophysical Journal 713(2): 837-855. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637x/713/2/837. (Journal Articles)
  • The μFUN Collaboration, The OGLE Collaboration., The MOA Collaboration, The PLANET Collaboration. and The RoboNet Collaboration, The MiNDSTEp Consortium. (2010) Frequency of solar-like systems and of ice and gas giants beyond the snow line from high-magnification microlensing events in 2005-2008. The Astrophysical Journal 720(2): 1074-1089. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637x/720/2/1073. (Journal Articles)
  • The OGLE Collaboration, The MOA Collaboration. and The μFUN Collaboration, The PLANET/RoboNet Collaboration. (2009) Interpretation of Strong Short-Term Central Perturbations in the Light Curves of Moderate-Magnification Microlensing Events. The Astrophysical Journal 705(2): 1116-1121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/705/2/1116. (Journal Articles)
  • The OGLE Collaboration, The μFUN Collaboration. and The MOA Collaboration. (2009) Extreme Magnification Microlensing Event OGLE-2008-BLG-279: Strong Limits on Planetary Companions to the Lens Star. The Astrophysical Journal 703(2): 2082-2090. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/703/2/2082. (Journal Articles)
  • Bennett., P D., Bond., A I., Udalski., A., Sumi., T., Abe. and F. (2008) A Low-Mass Planet with a Possible Sub-Stellar-Mass Host in Microlensing Event MOA-2007-BLG-192. Astrophysical Journal 684(1): 663-683. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/589940. (Journal Articles)
  • Gaudi., S B., Bennett., P D., Udalski., A., Gould., A., Christie. and W G. (2008) Discovery of a Jupiter/Saturn Analog with Gravitational Microlensing. The Scientific monthly 319(5865): 927-930. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1151947. (Journal Articles)
  • Sako T., Sekiguchi T., Sasaki M., Okajima K., Abe F., Bond IA., Hearnshaw JB., Itow Y., Kamiya K. and Kilmartin PM. (2008) MOA-cam3: a wide-field mosaic CCD camera for a gravitational microlensing survey in New Zealand. Experimental Astronomy 22: 51-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10686-007-9082-5. (Journal Articles)
  • Beaulieu JP., Bennett DP., Fouqué P., Williams A., Dominik M., Jorgensen UG., Kubas D., Cassan A., Coutures C. and Greenhill J. (2006) Discovery of a cool planet of 5.5 Earth masses through gravitational microlensing. Nature 439(7075): 437-440. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature04441. (Journal Articles)
  • Wright DJ., Lynas-Gray AE., Kilkenny D., Cottrell PL., Shobbrook RR., Koen C., van Wyk FW., Kilmartin PM., Martinez P. and Gilmore AC. (2006) A photometric and spectroscopic study of the hottest pulsating extreme helium star, V2076 Oph (HD 160641). Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 369(4): 2049-2058. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2006.10452.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Abe F., Bond IA., Furuta Y., Hearnshaw JB., Kilmartin PM., Kurata Y., Masuda K., Matsubara Y., Muraki Y. and Noda S. (2005) Candidate extrasolar planet transits discovered in the Microlensing Observations in Astrophysics-I Galactic bulge data. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 364(1): 325-334. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2005.09573.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2005) Nova Scuti. I.A.U. Circular (8607) (Journal Articles)
  • Bayne GP., Tobin W., Pritchard JD., Bond I., Pollard KR., Besier SC., Noda S., Sumi T., Yanagisawa T. and Sekiguchi M. (2004) Photometry of eclipsing binary stars in the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds. Mérida, Mexico: (Not known). (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2004) 1088 astrometric positions of 186 near-earth objects and 36 positions of eight cometsMinor Planet Electronic Circulars 2004- F48, F60, F61, F71, F77, F79, F87, F88, G03, G04, G06, G07, G08, G09, G26, G41, H03, H16, H24, H25, H26, H27, H61, H66, H70, H71, H78, H81, K59, K61, L48, N28, N29, N30, N40, O04, O08, O09, O14, O16, O26, O30, O39, P11, Q45. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars 2004(2004-F48, F60, F61, F71, F77, F79, F87, F88, G03,) http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html. (Journal Articles)
  • Handler G., Shobbrook RR., Jerzykiewicz M., Krisciunas K., Tshenye T., Rodríguez E., Costa V., Zhou AY., Medupe R. and Phorah WM. (2004) Asteroseismology of the beta Cephei star nu Eridani - I. Photometric observations and pulsational frequency analysis. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 347(2): 454-462. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2004.07214.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Abe F., Bennett DP., Bond IA., Calitz JJ., Claret A., Cook KH., Furuta Y., Gal-Yam A., Glicenstein JF. and Hearnshaw JB. (2003) Probing the atmosphere of a solar-like star by galactic microlensing at high magnification. Astronomy and Astrophysics 411: L493-L496. http://www.edpsciences.org/articles/aa/abs/2003/46/aafg021/aafg021.html. (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore A., Kilmartin P. and Henden A. (2003) GRB030323, possible optical counterpart. GCN GRB Observation Report Circular (no. 1949.) (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore A., Kilmartin P. and Henden A. (2003) GRB030429, possible optical counterpart. GCN GRB Observation Report Circular (no. 2184) (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2003) V4745 Sagittarii = Nova Sagittarii 2003. I.A.U. Circular (No. 8123, 8127, 8132, 8160) (Journal Articles)
  • Kilmartin Pam. (2003) What's in a name? - V. Minor planet nomenclature. Southern Stars 41(4): 7-10. (Journal Articles)
  • Skuljan., Lj., Cottrell., L P., Gilmore., C A., Kilmartin. and M P. (2003) Photometry of R Coronae Borealis Stars during the Recovery Phase of their Declines. Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia 20(2): 159-164. (Journal Articles)
  • Bayne G., Tobin W., Pritchard JD., Bond I., Pollard KR., Besier SC., Noda S., Sumi T., Yanagisawa T. and Sekiguchi M. (2002) The MOA catalogue of eclipsing binary stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 331(3): 609-614. (Journal Articles)
  • Bond., A I., Abe., F., Dodd., J R., Hearnshaw., B J., Kilmartin. and M P. (2002) Improving the prospects for detecting extrasolar planets in gravitational microlensing events in 2002. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 331(2): L19-L23. (Journal Articles)
  • Bond., A I., Rattenbury., J N., Skuljan., J., Abe., F., Dodd. and J R. (2002) Study by MOA of extrasolar planets in gravitational microlensing events of high magnification. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 333(1): 71-83. (Journal Articles)
  • Kato T., Stubbings R., Nelson P., Santallo R., Uemura M., Muraku Y., Kilmartin P., Hearnshaw JB., Monard B. and Yamaoka H. (2002) The nature of V359 Centauri revealed: New long-period SU UMa-type dwarf nova. Astronomy and Astrophysics 395(2): 541-548. (Journal Articles)
  • Noda., S., Takeuti., M., Abe., F., Bond., A I., Dodd. and J R. (2002) Study of variable stars in the MOA data base: long-period red variables in the Large Magellanic Cloud. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 330(1): 137-152. (Journal Articles)
  • Bond., A I., Abe., F., Dodd., J R., Hearnshaw., B J., Honda. and M. (2001) Real-time difference imaging analysis of MOA Galactic bulge observations during 2000. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 327(3): 868-880. (Journal Articles)
  • Watson LC., Pritchard JD., Hearnshaw JB., Kilmartin PM. and Gilmore AC. (2001) HD 9770, a southern active-chromosphere system. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 325(1): 143-150. (Journal Articles)
  • Yan Tse J., Hearnshaw JB., Rosenzweig P., Guzman E., Escalona O., Gilmore AC., Kilmartin PM. and Watson LC. (2001) An analysis of the spectra and light curve of Nova Centauri 1995. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 324(3): 553-559. (Journal Articles)
  • Bond IA., Rattenbury NJ., Abe F., Carter BS., Dodd RJ., Hearnshaw JB., Honda M., Jugaku J., Kabe S. and Koribalski BS. (2000) Photometry of pulsating stars in the Magellanic Clouds as observed in the MOA project. Budapest, Hungary: IAU Coll 176, The impact of large-scale surveys on pulsating star research. Astron. Soc of the Pacific Conference Series 203, 1 Jan 2000 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Dodd RJ., Hearnshaw JB., Honda M., Jugaku J., Kabe S., Kilmartin PM., Matsubara Y., Masuda K., Muraki Y. and Nakamura T. (2000) Red variables from the MOA database. Budapest, Hungary: IAU Coll 176, The impact of large-scale surveys on pulsating star research. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific Conf. Series, 203, 1 Jan 2000 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Gilmore AC., Marles AP., Bayne GP., Bredenkamp T. and Kilmartin P. (2000) Twenty-six astrometric observations of Comet C/2000 W1 (Utsonomiya-Jones) and 181 observations of 32 asteroids. IAU Circular 7526 (Journal Articles)
  • Noda S., Takeuti M., Bond IA., Rattenbury NJ., Abe F., Carter BS., Dodd RJ., Hearnshaw JB., Honda M. and Jugaku J. (2000) Blue variables from the MOA database. Budapest, Hungary: IAU Coll 176, The impact of large-scale surveys on pulsating star research. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific Conference Series, 203., 1 Jan 2000 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Watson LC., Hearnshaw JB., Pollard KR., Kilmartin PM. and Gilmore AC. (2000) The southern active-chromosphere star HD 6628. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 315(1): 69-76. (Journal Articles)
  • Yanagisawa T., Muraki Y., Matsubara Y., Abe F., Masuda K., Sumi T., Kato Y., Fujimoto M., Sato S. and Bond I. (2000) Wide-field camera for gravitational microlensing survey: MOA-cam2. Experimental Astron. 10: 519-535. (Journal Articles)
  • Abe F., Bond IA., Carter BS., Dodd RJ., Fujimoto M., Honda M., Hearnshaw JB., Jugaku J., Kabe S. and Koribalski BS. (1999) Observation of the halo of the edge of the edge-on galaxy IC 5249. The Astronomical Journal 118: 261-272. (Journal Articles)
  • Kilmartin PM. and Gilmore AC. (1999) Discovery, photometry and astrometry of Nova Velorum 1999 =V382 Velorum.. IAU Circular no. 7176, 7179,7196,7209,7216,7226,7232 http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/cbat.html. (Journal Articles)
  • Muraki Y., Sumi T., Abe F., Bond I., Carter B., Dodd R., Fujimoto M., Hearnshaw JB., Honda M. and Jugaku J. (1999) Search for MACHOS by the MOA collaboration. Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement 133: 233-246. (Journal Articles)
  • Yanagisawa T., Muraki Y., Matsubara Y., Abe F., Masuda K., Sumi T., Kato Y., Fujimoto M., Sato S. and Bond I. (1999) Wide-field camera for gravitational microlensing survey: MOA-cam2. Experimental Astron : 141-157. (Journal Articles)
  • Watson LC., Hearnshaw JB., Pollard KR., Kilmartin PM. and Gilmore AC. (1998) HD6628: a new, active single-lined spectroscopic binary. Information Bulletin on Variable Stars 4617(4617) (Journal Articles)
  • Abe F., Allen W., Banks T., Bond I., Carter B., Dodd R., Fujimoto M., Hayashida N., Hearnshaw JB. and Honda M. (1997) The MOA project. Gif-sur-Yvette, France: Proc. 12th IAP Astrophysics meeting, Editions Frontieres (C, +), 1 Jan 1997 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Alcock C., Allen WH., Allsman RA., Alves D., Axelrod TS., Banks TS., Beaulieu SF., Becker AC., Bennett DP. and Bond LA. (1997) MACHO Alert95-30: First real-time observation of extended source effects in gravitational microlensing. Astrophys. J 491: 436-450. (Journal Articles)