UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Professor John Hearnshaw

School of Physical & Chemical Sciences


Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 92518

Office: Physics 612

Fields of Research

  • Extrasolar planetary systems
  • History of astrophysics
  • RS CVn stars
  • Spectroscopy of late-type stars
  • Stellar radial velocities
  • The design of astronomical spectrographs

Researcher Summary

Research interests include precise stellar radial velocities, novae, astronomical spectrographs and historical development of astrophysics.

Subject Area: Disciplines

Affiliations

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

Authored Books
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2005) The Measurement of Starlight: Two Centuries of Astronomical Photometry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 511pp.
Chapters
  • Hearnshaw J. (2010) Life at an observatory. In Pullen L; Barrosa M; Christensen LL (Ed.), Postcards from the Edge of the Universe: 12-15. Garching: European Southern Observatory. http://www.postcardsfromuniverse.org/.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2009) Division XII / Commission 46 / Program Group World-Wide Development of Astronomy. In van der Hucht K (Ed.), Reports on Astronomy 2006-2009: 429-435. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2009IAUTA..27..429H.
  • Stavinschi MG., Ros RM., Pasachoff JM., Andersen J., Deustua SE., De Greve JP., Guinan EF., Haubold HJ., Hearnshaw JB. and Jones BW. (2009) Commission 46: Astronomy Education and Development. In van der Hucht K (Ed.), Reports on Astronomy 2006-2009: 424-428. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2009IAUTA..27..424S.
  • Gerbaldi M., De Greve JP., Dovčiak M., Engvold O., Guinan EF., Hearnshaw JB., Johnston-Hollitt M., Pasachoff JM., Percy JR. and Ribas I. (2007) Executive Committee Working Group Young Astronomers Events. In van der Hucht K (Ed.), Transactions of the International Astronomical Union: 242-247. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2007IAUTB..26..242G.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2007) Division XII / Commission 46 / Program Group World-Wide Development of Astronomy. In van der Hucht K (Ed.), Transactions of the International Astronbomical Union (IAU), Vol.3: 234-237. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743921308024253.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2007) Entries on William Abney (pp. 8-9) , Alexander Bickerton (p. 122), Christian Doppler (p. 306), and Arthur Wyse (p. 1246). In Hockey T (Ed.), The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomy: 5pp. New York: Springer Science.
  • Hearnshaw JB. and Martinez P. (2007) Hearnshaw, J.B. and Martinez, P. (eds.) Astronomy for the Developing World. In Hucht EBKAVD (Ed.), Highlights of Astronomy, vol. 14: 639-671. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hearnshaw JB. and Martinez P. (2007) IAU Special Session 5: Astronomy for the developing world. In Hucht KVD (Ed.), Highlights of Astronomy (14th ed.): 639-671. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743921307012239.
  • Hearnshaw JB., Wentzel D., Batten A., Malasan H., White J., Hemenway MK., Kozai Y., Alsabti A., Martinez P. and Gray R. (2007) Commission 46: Program Group for the World-Wide Development of Astronomy. In Engvold O (Ed.), Reports on Astronomy 2002-2005: 387-390. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743921306004844.
  • Pasachoff JM., Jones BW., Hearnshaw JB., Gerbaldi M., Christensen LL., Tolbert CR. and Percy JR. (2007) Commission 46: Astronomy Education and Development. In van der Hucht K (Ed.), Transactions of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), Vol.3: 230-233. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743921308024241.
  • Sterken C., Hearnshaw JB., Cullum M., Dennefeldt M., Kudritzki RP., Landolt AU., Lawson PR., Martinez P., Nordstrom B. and Ding-Qiang S. (2007) IAU Division IX: Optical and Infrared Techniques. In Engvold O (Ed.), Reports on Astronomy 2002-2005: 303-305. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743921306004741.
  • Sterken CL., Hearnshaw JB., Cullum M., Dennefeld M., Kudritzki RP., Landolt AU., Lawson PR., Martinez P., Nordström B. and Ding-qiang S. (2007) IAU Division IX: Optical and Infrared Techniques. In van der Hucht K (Ed.), Transactions of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), Vol.3: 185-187. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743921308024046.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2006) Astronomy in New Zealand. In Heck A (Ed.), Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy Vol. 6: Astrophysics and Space Science Library Vol. 335: 63-86. Dordrecht: Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-4056-3_4.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2000) Nineteenth century visual photometers and their achievements. In Sterken C; Staubermann KB (Ed.), Karl Friedrich Zollner and the historical dimension of astronomical photometry: 19-37. Brussels: VUB University Press.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (1997) Astronomical photometry. In Lankford J (Ed.), Garland Encyclopedia for the History of Astronomy: 395-401. New York and London: Garland Publishing.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (1997) Astronomical spectroscopy. In Lankford J (Ed.), Garland Encyclopedia for the History of Astronomy: 483-488. New York and London: Garland Publishing.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (1997) Seven short articles on various aspects of the history of astrophysics. In Lankford J (Ed.), Garland Encyclopedia for the History of Astronomy New York and London: Garland Publishing.
Journal Articles
  • 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.
  • Fukui A., Narita N., Tristram PJ., Sumi T., Abe F., Itow Y., Sullivan DJ., Bond IA., Hirano T. and Tamura M. (2011) Measurements of Transit Timing Variations for WASP-5b. Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan 63(1): 287-300. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011PASJ...63..287F.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2011) Teaching astronomy at the University of Cambridge: a comparative study of astronomy courses at Cambridge and Canterbury. Southern Stars. The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand 50(4): 3-9.
  • Komonjinda S., Hearnshaw JB. and Ramm DJ. (2011) Orbital solutions for six spectroscopic binaries with circular or nearly circular orbits. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 410(3): 1761-1773. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17558.x.
  • OGLE Collaboration, MOA Collaboration. (2011) OGLE-2009-BLG-023/MOA-2009-BLG-028: characterization of a binary microlensing event based on survey data. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 413(2): 1244-1250. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.18206.x.
  • Sumi T., Kamiya K., Bennett DP., Bond IA., Abe F., Botzler CS., Fukui A., Furusawa K., Hearnshaw JB. and Itow Y. (2011) Unbound or distant planetary mass population detected by gravitational microlensing. Nature 473(7347): 349-352. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature10092.
  • The MOA Collaboration, The PLANET Collaboration., The μFUN Collaboration, The MiNDSTEp Consortium. and The RoboNet Collaboration. (2011) MOA-2009-BLG-387Lb: A massive planet orbiting an M dwarf. Astronomy & Astrophysics 529 Article A102 http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201016111.
  • The MOA Collaboration, The μFUN Collaboration., The RoboNet Collaboration, The MiNDSTEp Consortium. and The PLANET Collaboration. (2011) A Sub-Saturn Mass Planet, MOA-2009-BLG-319Lb. The Astrophysical Journal 728(2): 120-129. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/728/2/120.
  • The OGLE Collaboration, The μFUN Collaboration., The Robonet Collaboration, The MOA Collaboration. and The PLANET Collaboration. (2011) Binary Microlensing Event OGLE-2009-BLG-020 Gives Verifiable Mass, Distance, and Orbit Predictions. The Astrophysical Journal 738(1): 87-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/738/1/87.
  • The μFUN Collaboration, The RoboNet Collaboration., The PLANET Collaboration, IRSF Observers. and The MiNDSTEp Consortium, The OGLE Collaboration. (2011) Discovery and Mass Measurements of a Cold, 10 Earth Mass Planet and Its Host Star. The Astrophysical Journal 741(1): 22-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/741/1/22.
  • Hearnshaw J. (2010) Auguste Comte's blunder: an account of the first century of stellar spectroscopy and how it took one hundred years to prove that Comte was wrong! Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage 13(2): 90-104.
  • The MOA Collaboration, The OGLE Collaboration., The μFUN Collaboration, The PLANET Collaboration. and The RoboNet Collaboration, The MiNDSTEp Collaboration. (2010) OGLE-2009-BLG-092/MOA-2009-BLG-137: A Dramatic Repeating Event with the Second Perturbation Predicted by Real-time Analysis. The Astrophysical Journal 723(1): 81-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/723/1/81.
  • 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.
  • The MOA Collaboration, The PLANET Collaboration., The μFUN Collaboration, The MiNDSTEp Collaboration. and The PLANET Collaboration. (2010) Sub-Saturn Planet MOA-2008-BLG-310Lb: Likely to be in the Galactic Bulge. The Astrophysical Journal 711(2): 731-743. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/711/2/731.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The OGLE Collaboration, The MOA Collaboration. and The Planet/RoboNet Collaboration, The μFUN Collaboration. (2010) OGLE-2005-BLG-153: Microlensing Discovery and Characterization of a Very Low Mass Binary. The Astrophysical Journal 723(1): 797-802. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/723/1/797.
  • 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.
  • The PLANET Collaboration, The μFUN Collaboration., The OGLE Collaboration, The MOA Collaboration. and The RoboNet-II Collaboration, The WeCAPP Collaboration. (2010) OGLE 2008-BLG-290: An accurate measurement of the limb darkening of a galactic bulge K Giant spatially resolved by microlensing. Astronomy & Astrophysics 518 Article A51: 12pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201014053.
  • 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 A. Gould et al. 2010 ApJ 720 1073 doi:10.1088/0004-637X/720/2/1073. The Astrophysical Journal 720(2): 1073-1089. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/720/2/1073.
  • 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.
  • Allen B., Yock P., de Ugarte Postigo A., Bond I., Hearnshaw J., Christie G., Kubanek P., Castillo S., Castro Ceron JM. and Sanguino TM. (2009) GRB 090328: BOOTES-3 optical observations. GRB Coordinates Network, Circular Service 9058: 1.
  • Gould A., Udalski A., Monard B., Home K., Dong S., Miyake N., Sahu K., Bennett DP., Wyrzykowski L. and Soszynski I. (2009) The Extreme Microlensing Event OGLE-2007-BLG-224: Terrestrial Parallax Observation of a Thick-Disk Brown Dwarf. The Astrophysical Journal Letters 698(2): L147-L151. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/698/2/L147.
  • Ramm DJ., Pourbaix D., Hearnshaw JB. and Komonjinda S. (2009) Spectroscopic orbits for K-giants beta Reticuli and nu Octantis: what is causing a low-amplitude RV-resonant perturbation in nu Oct? Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 394(3): 1695-1710. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2009.14459.x.
  • 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.
  • The OGLE Collaboration, The μFUN Collaboration. and The MOA Collaboration, The PLANET/RoboNet Collaborations. (2009) OGLE-2005-BLG-071Lb, the Most Massive M Dwarf Planetary Companion? Astrophysical Journal 695(2): 970-987. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/695/2/970.
  • 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.
  • The μFUN Collaboration, The PLANET/Robonet Collaboration. and The OGLE Collaboration, The MOA Collaboration. (2009) Mass measurement of a single unseen star and planetary detection efficiency for OGLE2007-BLG-050. Astronomy & Astrophysics 508(1): 467-478. http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/200912923.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2008) Astronomy at the University of Canterbury Department of Physics and Astronomy and Mt John University Observatory, Annual Report 2007. Southern Stars 47(4): 18-26.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2008) Mt John University Observatory: the past, the present and the future. Southern Stars 47(4): 6-10.
  • 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.
  • de Ugarte Postigo A., Jelinek M., Tristram P., Bond I., Yock P., Hearnshaw J. and Castro-Tirado AJ. (2007) GRB 070419B: optical afterglow confirmation. Gamma-ray Burster (GRB) Coordinates Network, Circular Service 6321: 1. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2007GCN..6321....1D.
  • 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.
  • Hearnshaw JB. and Tobin W. (2006) Astronomy at the University of Canterbury Department of Physics & Astronomy and at the Mt John University Observatory. Report for the period 2005 January 1 to December 31. Southern Stars. The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand 45(1): 9-15. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2006SouSt..45a...9H.
  • 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.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2005) A brief history of Mt John and a tribute to Frank Bateson's involvement in Mt John's development. Southern Stars 44: 7-11.
  • Abe F., Bennett DP., Bond IA., Eguchi S., Furuta Y., Hearnshaw JB., Kamiya K., Kilmartin PM., Kurata Y. and Masuda K. (2004) Search for Low-Mass Exoplanets by Gravitational Microlensing at High Magnification. Science 305: 1264-1266.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2004) Astronomy in Mongolia. IAU Information Bulletin 95: 18-21.
  • Noda., S., Takeuti., M., Abe., F., Bond., A I., Dodd. and J R. (2004) Study of variable stars in the MOA data base: long-period red variables in the Large Magellanic Cloud - II. Multiplicity of the period-luminosity relation. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 348(4): 1120-1134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2004.07413.x.
  • Park BG., DePoy DL., Gaudi BS., Gould A., Han C., Pogge RW., Abe F., Bennett DP., Bond IA. and Eguchi S. (2004) A Bulge Jerk-Parallax Microlens Degeneracy. Astrophysical Journal 591: 204-227.
  • Skuljan J., Ramm DJ. and Hearnshaw JB. (2004) Accurate orbital parameters for the bright southern spectroscopic binary ζ Trianguli Australis - an interesting case of a near-circular orbit. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 352(3): 975-983. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2004.07988.x.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hearnshaw JB., Barnes SI., Kershaw GM., Frost N., Graham G., Ritchie R. and Nankivell GR. (2002) The Hercules Échelle Spectrograph at Mt. John. Experimental Astronomy 13(2): 59-76.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pourbaix D., Nidever D., McCarthy C., Butler RP., Tinney CG., Marcy GW., Jones HRA., Penny AJ., Carter BD. and Boucy F. (2002) Constraining the difference in convective blueshift between the components of alpha Centauri with precise radial velocities. Astronomy and Astrophysics 386: 280-285. http://www.edpsciences.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20020287.
  • 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.
  • Livingston CM., Hearnshaw JB., Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2001) Nova Sgr 2001 No. 2=V4739 Sgr. Information Bulletin on Variable Stars 5172: 1-4.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Barnes SI., Clark M., Cottrell PL. and Hearnshaw JB. (2000) Characteristics of the Mt John Series 200 CCD system. Southern Stars 39: 1-8.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (1999) Astronomy in the Physics and Astronomy Department, University of Canterbury and at Mt John University Observatory Annual Report 1998. Southern Stars 38: 123-132.
  • 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.
  • Skuljan J., Hearnshaw JB. and Cottrell PL. (1999) Velocity distribution of stars in the solar neighbourhood. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 308: 731-740.
  • Cummings IN. and Hearnshaw JB. (1998) High precision observations of small amplitude radial velocity variations in red giants. Astron. Soc. Pacific Conf. Series 135: 213-217.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (1998) Astronomy at the University of Canterbury, Department of Physics and Astronomy and Mt John University Observatory - Annual report 1997. Southern Stars 37: 244-253.
  • Tobin W., Hearnshaw JB., Kershaw GM., Nankivell GR., Persson S., Rumsey NJ. and Thirkettle R. (1998) A focal reducer for the Mt John Echelle Spectrograph. Southern Stars 37: 197-205.
  • 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)
  • 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.
Edited Volumes
  • Hearnshaw JB. and Martinez P. (Ed.) (2007) Proceedings of Special Session No. 5, IAU General Assembly, Prague: Astronomy for the Developing World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 334pp. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2007IAUSS...5.....H.
  • Ikeuchi S; Hearnshaw J; Hanawa T (Ed.) (2003) The Proceedings of the IAU 8th Asian-Pacific Regional Meeting, Volume I. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
  • Ikeuchi S; Hearnshaw JB; Hanawa T (Ed.) (2002) The Proceedings of the IAU 8th Asian-Pacific Regional Meeting (Poster papers). Tokyo: Astronomical Society of Japan.
  • Sterken C; Hearnshaw JB (Ed.) (2001) One hundred years of observational astronomy and astrophysics - Homage to Miklos Konkoly Thege. Brussels: C. Sterken, Vrije Universiteit. 268pp.
  • Hearnshaw JB; Scarfe CD (Ed.) (1999) Precise stellar velocities (International Astronomical Union Collection 170). San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 431pp.
Conference Contributions - Published
  • Ramm DJ. and Hearnshaw JB. (2010) ν Octantis: A Close Binary with a Possible Planet. Brno, Czech Republic: Binaries - Key to Comprehension of the Universe, 8-12 Jun 2009. In Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series 435: 435-439. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2010ASPC..435..435R.
  • Ruggles., C., Wolfschmidt., G., Badolati., E., Batten., A., Belmonte. and J. (2010) Commission 41 Working Group on Astronomy and World Heritage. London, UK: Report on the Business Meeting of the Astronomy and World Heritage Working Group, 6-6 Aug 2009. In Transactions International Astronomical Union 6(T27): 267-269. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S174392131000534X.
  • Endl M., Kuerster M., Barnes SI., Hearnshaw J., Zechmeister M. and Cochran WDC. (2009) Searching for Planets in the Alpha Cen System: From Jupiters to Earth Analogs. Fajardo, Puerto Rico: 41st Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society (DPS2009), 4-9 Oct 2009. In Proceedings of the AAS Division of Planetary Sciences 41: 68.08.
  • Guzman E., Rosenzweig P., Castillo A., Rodriguez R., Hearnshaw J. and Pooley DJ. (2009) Radial Velocity Determination of Two Supergiant Stars. Margarita Is., Venezuela: 12th IAU Regional Latin American Meeting of Astronomy, 22-26 Oct 2007. In Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica 35: 296.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2009) The work of the IAU Program Group for the World-wide Development of Astronomy. Kunming, China: 10th Asian-Pacific Regional IAU Meeting (APRIM-2008), 3-6 Aug 2008. : 385-386.
  • Komonjinda S., Hearnshaw JB. and Ramm DJ. (2009) High-precision Orbits of Southern Single-lined Spectroscopic Binaries. Phuket, Thailand: The Eighth Pacific Rim Conference on Stellar Astrophysics: A Tribute to Kam-Ching Leung, 5-9 May 2008. In ASP Conference Series 404: 215.
  • Pena L., Rosenzweig P., Guzman E. and Hearnshaw J. (2009) Spectroscopic Analysis of the Supergiant Star HD 54605. Margarita Is., Venezuela: 12th IAU Regional Latin American Meeting of Astronomy, 22-26 Oct 2007. In Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica 35: 302.
  • Hearnshaw JB., Abe F., Bond IA., Gilmore AC., Itow Y., Kamiya K., Masuda K., Matsubara Y., Muraki Y. and Okada C. (2005) The MOA 1.8-metre alt-az wide-field survey telescope and the MOA project. Bali, Indonesia: 9th Asian-Pacific IAU Regional Meeting, 26 Jul 2005.
  • Hearnshaw JB., Livingston CM., Gilmore AC. and Kilmartin PM. (2004) Light curves and absolute magnitudes of four recent fast LMC novae. Christchurch, New Zealand: Variable stars in the Local Group: IAU Colloquium 193, 6 Jul 2003. In Variable Stars in the Local Group: IAU Colloquium 193. ASP Conference Series 310: 103-106. http://www.astrosociety.org/pubs/cs/309.html.
  • Barnes SI., Hearnshaw JB., Cottrell P., Albrow MD. and Kershaw G. (2003) High resolution fiber-fed echelle spectrograph for the Southern African Large Telescope. Waikokoa, HI, USA: Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes, 25 Aug 2002. In Proceedings of SPIE 4841: 1157-1161. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.460912.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2003) Techniques for the Detection of Planets beyond the Solar System. Tokyo, Japan: International Astronomical Union 8th Asian-Pacific Regional Meeting, 2 Jul 2002. In The Proceedings of the IAU 8th Asian-Pacific Regional Meeting, Vol 1, ASP Conference Proceedings 289: 55-63. http://www.astrosociety.org/pubs/cs/286.html.
  • Skuljan J., Hearnshaw JB. and Barnes SI. (2002) An analysis of the precision of stellar radial velocities obtained using the HERCULES spectrograph. Gressoney St. Jean, Italy: GAIA 2002 Monte Rosa Conference: GAIA spectroscopy, science and technology, 9 Sep 2002. : 473-476.
  • Rattenbury NJ., Bond IA., Castro-Tirado AJ., Gorosabel J., Hearnshaw JB., Kilmartin PM., Muraki Y., Nakamura T., Ohnishi K. and Reid M. (2000) Early search for the optical afterglow from GRB 990806. Huntsville, AL, USA: 5th Huntsville Symposium on Gamma-ray Bursts, 18 Oct 1999. In AIP Conference Proceedings 526: 347.
  • Skuljan J., Hearnshaw JB. and Cottrell PL. (1999) Absolute radial velocities by cross-correlation with synthetic spectra. Victoria, Canada: Precise Stellar Radial Velocities, IAU Colloquium 170, 1 Jun 1998. In ASP Conference Series 185: 91-97.
  • Skuljan J., Hearnshaw JB. and Cottrell PL. (1999) Using the radial velocity spectrometer at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory. Victoria, Canada: Precise Stellar Radial Velocities, IAU Colloquium 170, 1 Jun 1998. In ASP Conference Series: 98-101.
  • Skuljan J., Cottrell PL. and Hearnshaw JB. (1997) Eggen's moving groups: fact or fiction? Venice, Italy: ESA Symposium 'Hipparcos - Venice 97' (ESA SP-402), 13 May 1997. In Proceedings of the ESA Symposium 'Hipparcos - Venice '97': 525-530.
Conference Contributions - Other
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2010) Auguste Comte's Blunder: An Account of the First Century of Stellar Spectroscopy and How It Took One Hundred Years to Prove That Comte was Wrong! Washington, DC, USA: American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #215, 3-7 Jan 2010
  • Peña L., Rosenzweig P., Guzmán E. and Hearnshaw J. (2009) Spectroscopic Analysis of the Supergiant Star HD 54605. Isla Margarita, Venezuela: XII Latin American IAU Regional Meeting, 22-26 Oct 2007
  • Bennett DP., Bond IA., Udalski A., Sumi T., Abe F., Fukui A., Furusawa K., Hearnshaw JB., Holderness S. and Itow Y. (2008) Discovery of a Low-mass Planet Orbiting a Low-mass Star in Microlensing Event MOA-2007-BLG-192. St Louis, Missouri, USA: American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #212, 2-4 Jun 2008
  • Hearnshaw JB., Barnes SI. and Endl M. (2008) Latest results and developments with the Hercules spectrograph at Mt John Observatory. Kunming, China: 10th Asian-Pacific Regional IAU Meeting (APRIM-2008), 3-6 Aug 2008
  • Safonova M., Rahvar S., Bond I., Hearnshaw J. and Stalin C. (2008) Detection of IMBHs from Microlensing in Globular Clusters. Kolkata, India: The 2nd Kolkata Conference on Observational Evidence for Black Holes in the Universe, 10-15 Feb 2008
  • Díaz F., Hearnshaw J., Rosenzweig P., Guzman E., Sivarani T. and Parthasarathy M. (2007) Radial-Velocity Analysis of the Post-AGB Star, HD101584. Prague, Czech Republic: Binary Stars as Critical Tools and Tests in Contemporary Astrophysics, 22-25 Aug 2006
  • Diaz F., Hearnshaw JB., Rosenzweig P., Guzman E., Sivarani T. and Parthasarathy M. (2007) Radial velocity analysis of the post-AGB star, HD101584. In IAU Symp. 240, ed. W.I. Hartkopf, P. Harmanec and E.F. Guinan. Prague, Czech Republic: Binary stars as critical tools and tests in contemporary astrophysics, 1-1 Aug 2006
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2007) A survey of published astronomical outputs of countries from 1976 to 2005 and the dependence of output on population, number of IAU members and gross domestic product. Prague, Czech Republic: IAU Special Session #5, Astronomy for the Developing World.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2007) A survey of published astronomical outputs of countries from 1976 to 2005 and the dependence of output on population, number of IAU members and gross domestic product. In Astronomy for the Developing World, ed. J.B. Hearnshaw and P. Martinez, publ. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007. Prague, Czech Republic: Astronomy for the developing world, 20-21 Aug 2006
  • Komonjinda S., Hearnshaw JB. and Ramm DJ. (2007) An Investigation of the Small Eccentricity in the Spectroscopic Binary System ζ TrA. Prague, Czech Republic: Binary Stars as Critical Tools & Tests in Contemporary Astrophysics, 22-25 Aug 2006
  • Komonjinda S., Hearnshaw JB. and Ramm DJ. (2007) An investigation of the small eccentricity of the spectroscopic binary system, zeta TrA. In IAU Symp. 240, ed. W.I. Hartkopf, P. Harmanec and E.F. Guinan. Prague, Czech Republic: Binary stars as critical tools and tests in contemporary astrophysics, 1-1 Aug 2006
  • Widemann T., Sicardy B., Gilmore A., Kilmartin P., Hearnshaw J., Batista V., Greenhill J., Dieters S., Mathers S. and Herald D. (2007) The July 31, 2007 Stellar Occultation by Pluto. Orlando, FL, USA: American Astronomical Society, Division of Planetary Sciences meeting #39, 7-12 Oct 2007
  • Komonjinda S., Ramm DJ. and Hearnshaw JB. (2006) A Study of Small Orbital Eccentricities in Close Binaries Using High Resolution CCD Échelle Spectra. Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia: The 9th Asian-Pacific Regional IAU Meeting, 26-29 Jul 2005
  • Sicardy B., Beisker W., Batista V., Colas F., Gendron E., Lecacheux J., Roques F., Widemann T., Doressoundiram A. and Ageorges N. (2006) Observing Two Pluto Stellar Approaches In 2006: Results On Pluto's Atmosphere And Detection Of Hydra. Pasadena, CA, USA: American Astronomical Society, Division of Planetary Sciences (DPS) meeting #38, 8-13 Oct 2006
  • Hearnshaw J. and Fierro J. (2005) The work of IAU Commission 46 Program Group for the World-wide Development of Astronomy, and reports on astronomy in Mongolia and Cuba Cambridge. Bali, Indonesia: 9th Asian-Pacific IAU Regional Meeting, 26 Jul 2005
  • Takeuti., M., Noda., S., Abe., F., Bond., A I., Dodd. and J R. (2004) Observational properties of red variables in the LMC. Christchurch, New Zealand: Variable stars in the Local Group ASP Conf Series 310, 1 Jul 2004
  • Yock PCM., Abe F., Bond I., Calitz J., Cook K., Furuta Y., Glicenstein JF., Hearnshaw JB., Kent D. and Kilmartin PM. (2004) Precision Measurement of Limb Darkening by Microlensing. Sydney, Australia: Stars as Suns: Activity, Evolution and Planets, IAU Symposium 219, 21 Jul 2003
  • Barnes SI., Hearnshaw JB., Kershaw G., Frost N., Ritchie R., Graham G. and Nankivell G. (2003) HERCULES: a high-resolution spectrograph for small to medium-sized telescopes. Waikoloa, HI, USA: Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4841; Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes, 25 Aug 2002
  • Buckley DAH., Hearnshaw JB., Nordsieck KH. and O'Donoghue D. (2003) Science drivers and first generation instrumentation for the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT). Hawaii, HI, USA: Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4834; Discoveries and Research Prospects from 6- to 10-Meter-Class Telescopes II.
  • Hearnshaw JB., Barnes SI., Frost N., Kershaw GM., Graham G. and Nankivell GR. (2003) HERCULES: A High-resolution Spectrograph for Small to Medium-sized Telescopes. Tokyo, Japan: Proceedings of the IAU 8th Asian-Pacific Regional Meeting, Volume I, ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 289, 2 Jul 2002
  • Kilmartin P., Yock P., Bond I., Rattenbury N., Skuljan J., Sumi T., Abe F., Dodd R., Hearnshaw JB. and Honda M. (2002) Recent results by the MOA group on gravitational microlensing. Singapore: In proceedings 9th Marcel Grossmann meeting on general relativity, World Scientific, 1 Jan 2002
  • Barnes SI., Hearnshaw JB., Kershaw GM. and Nankivell GR. (2001) The design and construction of an 'echelle spectrograph: Hercules. In "Large lenses and prisms". R.G. Bingham and D.D. Walker (Eds). Univ. College, London: Proc. SPIE 4411, 1 Apr 2001
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2001) Critical factors for a successful astronomical research program in a developing country. Manchester, UK: IAU general Assembly special session, Astron. Soc. Of the Pacific Conf. Series, IAU SPS, 1 Aug 2000
  • 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
  • Castro-Tirado AJ., Gorosabel J., Greiner J., Klose S., Mohan V., Sagar R., Bond I., Rattenbury N., Yock PH. and Vrba F. (2000) Recent optical/near-IR obeservations of GRBs. Huntsville, Alabama, USA: Gamma-ray BuRsts, 5th Huntsville Symposium, AIP Conf. Series, 526, 18 Oct 1999
  • 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
  • Gorosabel J., Castro-Tirado AJ., Saizar P., Rattenbury NJ., Bond IA., Yock P., Hearnshaw JB., Muraki Y., Nakamura T. and Ohnishi K. (2000) Optical study of the counterpart to GRB 990712. Huntsville, Alabama, USA: Gamma-ray BuRsts, 5th Huntsville Symposium,AIP Conf. Series, 526, 18 Oct 1999
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2000) Astrophysics in the 1890s - The dawn of a new age in astronomy. 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
  • 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
  • Cummings IN. and Hearnshaw JB. (1999) High precision radial-velocity measurements of late-type evolved stars. Victoria, B.C., Canada: IAU Coll. 170, Precise stellar radial velocities. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific Conf. Series, 1 Jun 1998
  • Hearnshaw JB. (1999) An analysis of Almagest magnitudes to study stellar evolution. Kyoto, Japan: Presented at IAU General Assembly, Joint Discussion 8 on stellar evolution in real time ., 1 Aug 1999
  • Hearnshaw JB. (1999) Photgraphic stellar photometry in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In "Homage to Miklos Konkoly Thege - a collection of papers on the history of astrophysics. Sterken, C.; Hearnshaw, J.B. (Eds). Brussels: Free University of. Tihany, Hungary: 1 Aug 1999
  • Hearnshaw JB., Rumsey NJ. and Nankivell GR. (1999) Some comments on the design of echelle spectrographs using R2 or R4 gratings. Victoria, BC, Canada: IAU Coll. 170, Precise stellar radial velocities. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific Conf. Series, 1 Jun 1998
  • Kilmartin P., Abe F., Bond I., Budding E., Daniel E., Dobscanyi P., Dodd R., Hayashida N., Hearnshaw JB. and Hibino K. (1999) Test by JANZOS of the standard model of cosmic ray acceleration in the COMPTEL/ROSAT supernova remnant. Proceeding 26th International Conference on Cosmic Rays, 21 Jun 1999
  • Hearnshaw JB. (1998) Access to telescopes in developing countries. Kyoto, Japan: Presented at IAU General Assembly, Joint Discussion 20 on astronomy in developing countries, A.H. IAU Highlights in Astronomy, 11B, (I, C, +), 1 Aug 1997
  • 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
Reports
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2011) Report to the International Astronomical Union Executive Committee and to the IAU Commission 46 President on an Astronomical Visit to the Republic of Fiji.Commissioned by International Astronomical Union. 8pp.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2010) Report to the International Astronomical Union Executive Committee and to the IAU Commission 46 President on Astronomy in the Republic of Tajikistan.Commissioned by International Astronomical Union. 11pp.
  • Allen B., Yock P., de Ugarte Postigo A., Bond I., Hearnshaw J., Christie G., Kubanek P., Castillo S., Castro Cerón JM. and Sanguino TM. (2009) GRB 090328: BOOTES-3 optical observations.GRB Coordinates Network, Circular Service, 9058, 1 (2009). Commissioned by Gamma Ray Burster Coordinates Network. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2009GCN..9058....1A.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2009) Report to the International Astronomical Union Executive Committee and to the IAU Commission 46 President on Astronomy in the Republic of Mauritius.Commissioned by International Astronomical Union. 9pp.
  • Hearnshaw JB. and Levato H. (2009) Report to the International Astronomical Union Executive Committee and to the IAU Commission 46 President on Astronomy in the Republic of Paraguay.Commissioned by International Astronomical Union.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2008) Report of the Twelfth Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics.Commissioned by Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune, India. 19pp.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2008) Report to the International Astronomical Union Executive Committee and to the IAU Commission 46 President on Astronomy in the Republic of Uzbekistan.Commissioned by International Astronomical Union. 1-12.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2007) Report to the International Astronomical Union Executive Committee and to the IAU Commission 46 President on Astronomy in Thailand and Laos.Commissioned by International Astronomical Union. 15pp.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2006) Report of the Eleventh Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics.Commissioned by Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune, India. 18pp.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2002) Astronomy at the University of Canterbury, Department of Physics and Astronomy, and at the Mt John University Observatory, Annual Report for 2001.Commissioned by Southern Stars, 41. 22-30.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2001) Department of Physics and Astronomy and Mt John University Observatory, annual report 2000.22-26.
  • Hearnshaw JB. (2000) Astronomy at the University of Canterbury, Department of Physics and Astronomy, and at the Mt John University Observatory, Annual Report for 1999.Commissioned by Southern Stars, 38. 237-246.
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