UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Mr Alan Gilmore

Physics and Astronomy


Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 2700

Office: Mt John Field Station

Fields of Research

  • Telescope observation

Researcher Summary

Alan Gilmore is based at Mt John University Observatory in Tekapo and holds the position of Resident Superintendent.

Subject Area: Disciplines

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2011) 735 astrometric measures of 143 near earth objects and 40 measures of 12 comets. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars 2011-A29, A31, A33, A36, A37, A40, B46, B50, B64, B67, C01, C13, C15, D45, D44, D47, H41, H42, H46, H47, H53, H56, J01, J24, J31, L08, L09, L13, L23, L26, L27, L28, L29, Q40, Q44, Q51, Q52, Q54, Q53, Q55, R03, R04, R05, R06, R09, R14, R15, R17, R18, R19, R20, R21, R23, R35, S98, U91, W59, W77, W78, W79, W80, W83, X03, X13, X16. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/. (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2011) Physical descriptions of newly-discovered comets in IAU Circulars 9213, 9214, 9229, 9245. International Astronomical Union Circulars http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/index.html. (Journal Articles)
  • Elliot JL., Person MJ., Zuluaga CA., Bosh AS., Adams ER., Brothers TC., Gulbis AAS., Levine SE., Lockhart M. and Zangari AM. (2010) Size and albedo of Kuiper belt object 55636 from a stellar occultation. Nature 465(7300): 897-900. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature09109. (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2010) 512 astrometric measures of 100 near earth objects and 97 measures of 16 comets. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars, 2010-B06, B17, E53, E59, E62, E82, F03, F06, F12, F14, G118, H02, H07, H10, H12, H15, H20, H51, J41, J42, J44, J51, J53, J54, J55, J56, J57, J58, J59, J60, J61, J68, J73, J76, K50, L17, L18, L50, L53, L54, L68, L71, L72, L79, L80, L81, L82, N12, N55, N59, N60, N61, N63, O23, P63, Q07, R33, R55, R73, R76, R78, R80, R82, R83, R85, T30, T31, T34, T36, T37, T39, T40, T41, T42, T43, T44, T45, T47, T51, T53, U21, W39. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars http://www.minorplanetcenter.org/iau/mpc.html. (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2010) Physical descriptions of newly-discovered comets in IAU Circulars 9124, 9136, 9145, 9150. International Astronomical Union Circulars http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/index.html. (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and KILMARTIN PM. (2009) 497 astrometric measures of 92 near earth objects and 59 measures of 12 comets. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars, 2009-B93, C17, C18, D69, C02, E15, E15, E31, E34, E35, E38, E39, E43, E44, E46, E47, F58, F60, F62, F63, F65, F72, F98, F112, G05, G01, G06, G08, H31, H33,H34, H37, H39, H46, H47, H48, H51, H53, J11, J12, J15, J15, O06, O17, O20, O30, O36, O37, O30, T30, T31, T34, T36, T37, T43 , T44, T45, T46, T51, W39. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2009) Physical descriptions of newly-discovered comets in IAU Circulars 9080, 9033. International Astronomical Union Circulars http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/index.html. (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2008) 872 astrometric measures of 149 Near earth objects and 51 measures of 8 comets. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars 2008-A01, A08, A22, A23, A24, A26, C30, A34, C35, C37, C40, C43, E100, E103, E108, E40, E41, E46, E51, E53, E56, E57, E59, E67, E71, E72, E78, E81, E85, E86, E99, G38, G46, G47, G52, G55, G56, G57, G58, G61, G65, G76, J28, J30, J32, J33, J34, J35, J36, J38, J39, J58, J59, J61, J63, J64, K45, K46, K47, K48, K50, K51, K52, K53, K54, K59, K59, K60, K61, K64, K65, L34, L42, L44, M47, M49, N01, N02, N05, P57, Q46, Q48, Q50, Q51, Q52, Q54, R31, R31, R32, S48, S51, S52, S53, S55, S56, S60, S61, S65, S66, S80, S83, S86, S87, T06, T07, T08, T09, T12, T13, T14, T17, T47, T84. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2008) Physical descriptions of newly-discovered comets in IAU Circulars 8932, 8941, 8942, 8967, 8968, 8979. International Astronomical Union Circulars (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2007) 602 measures of 116 Near-Earth objects and 113 measures of 24 comets. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars, 2007-D22, D23, D26, D27, D28, D30, D32, D63, D64, D67, D69, D73, D70, E01, E14, E24, E37, E39, E41, E50, F32, F43, F42, F55, F61, F68, J54, K05, K07, K22, KI20, L38, L39, L40, L41, L42, L43, L46, L48, L49, L37, L50, M12, M10, L65, M16, L59, L62, N27, N28, N29, N30, N33, O04, O05, O12, O13, O14, O17, O18, O20, O24, O25, O32, O34, O39, P16, P19, P20, P28, P30, P33, P45, P47, P52, P56, Q01, Q13, Q16, Q22, Q20, Q43, R74, R81, S04, S05, S06, S07, S12, T35, T86, T97, T99, T103, T112, T118, T123, V63, V71, V74, V75, V84, V85, W12, W15. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/. (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2007) Physical descriptions of newly-discovered comets, including one Mt John discovery, in IAU Circulars 8808, 8855, 8863, 8865, 8870. International Astronomical Union Circulars http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/index.html. (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)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2005) 1184 astrometric measures of 211 near earth objects and 53 measures of 11 comets. Minor Planet Electronic Circulars, 2005-C17 to Y50 53635, 9, 53902, 10, 54102, 26, 54305, 19, 54350: 7pp. http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html. (Journal Articles)
  • 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)
  • Jakobsson P., Hjorth J., Fynbo JPU., Weidinger M., Gorosabel J., Ledoux C., Watson D., Björnsson G., Gudmundsson EH. and Wijers RAMJ. (2004) The line-of-sight towards GRB 030429 at z =2.66: Probing the matter at stellar, galactic and intergalactic scales. Astronomy and Astrophysics 427: 785-794. (Journal Articles)
  • Vreeswijk PM., Ellison SL., Ledoux C., Wijers RAMJ., Fynbo JPU., Møller P., Henden A., Hjorth J., Masi G. and Rol E. (2004) The host of GRB 030323 at z=3.372: A very high column density DLA system with a low metallicity. Astronomy and Astrophysics 419(Jun 2004): 927-940. (Journal Articles)
  • Brown J., Yamamoto M., Nakano S., Kushida R., Kadota K., Gilmore AC., Kilmartin PM., Skuljan L., Stubbings R. and Waagen E. (2003) Nova Sagittarii 2003 and V2377 Sagittarii. I.A.U. Circular (8123): 1. (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) 1032 observations of 6 comets and 170 minor planets. Minor Planet Electronic Circular (2003-A51 to Y88) (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2003) V4745 Sagittarii = Nova Sagittarii 2003. I.A.U. Circular (No. 8123, 8127, 8132, 8160) (Journal Articles)
  • Manguso L., Hug G., Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2003) Comet C/2003 G2 (LINEAR). I.A.U. Circular (No. 8116): 1. (Journal Articles)
  • Price., A., Gilmore., C A., Kilmartion., M P. and coauthors. (2003) GRB030329: Multicolor Light Curve and Ionospheric Detection. International Bulletin on Variable Stars (5415) (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)
  • Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin P. (2002) Twentynine astrometric observations of six comets and 549 observations of 120 near-Earth asteroids. Minor Planet Electronic Circ. 2002: 7949. (Journal Articles)
  • Gilmore AC. (2001) Thirtyfour astrometric observations of nine comets, 549 observations of 100 near-earth asteroids and 161 observations of 38 other asteroids. Minor Planet ElectronicCirculars 2001-C02, C18, C22, D45, E02, E24, E28, F14, F36, F40, K23, N35, N36, O06 O07, O3. : 7774. (Journal Articles)
  • Herbig GH., Aspin C., Glimore AC., Imhoff CL. and Jones AF. (2001) The 1993-94 Activity of EX Lupi. Publications of the Astrronomical Society of the Pacific 113: 1547-1553. (Journal Articles)
  • Kilmartin P. and Gilmore AC. (2001) Photometry of Nova Puppis 2000, Novae Sagittarii 2001 No. 2 and No. 3, and observations of remant of C/2000 W1 (Utsunomia-Jones). IAU Circ. 7559, 7569, 7594, 7692, 7695, 7698, 7702, 7709, 7713, 7719, 2001 (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Pritchard JD., Tobin W., Clark M., Gilmore AC. and Batten A. (1997) (1997). "The Mount John University Observatory Magellanic Cloud Variable Star programme". The Third Pacific Rim Conference on Recent Development on Binary Star Research, (ASP Conference Series, v 130) K-C. Leung (ed.). 53-56pp. : 53-56. (Other)