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Researcher: Hill, KM (Dr Kym Hill)

Fields of Research

Galactic astronomy
Stellar astronomy and planetary systems
Planetary science (excl. solar system and planetary geology)
Human information interaction and retrieval
High energy astrophysics and galactic cosmic rays
Accelerators

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Other information and communication services
Scientific instruments

Career Best Publications

A Jovian-mass planet in microlensing event OGLE-2005-BLG-071; Astrophysical Journal
Detection of Rotation in a Binary Microlens: Planet Photometry of MACHO 97-BLG-41; The Astrophysical Journal
Discovery of a cool planet of 5.5 Earth masses through gravitational microlensing; Nature
High-Precision Limb-Darkening Measurement of a K3 Giant Using Microlensing; The Astrophysical Journal
Limb Darkening of a K Giant in the Galactic Bulge: PLANET Photometry of MACHO 97-BLG-28; The Astrophysical Journal
Limits on the Abundance of Galactic Planets from 5 Years of PLANET Observations; The Astrophysical Journal
Occultation evidence for an atmosphere on Pluto; Nature
One or more bound planets per Milky Way star from microlensing observations; Nature
PLANET Observations of Microlensing Event OGLE-1999-BUL-23: Limb-darkening Measurement of the Source Star; The Astrophysical Journal
The optical counterpart of SAX J1808.4-3658, the transient bursting millisecond X-ray pulsar; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Research Publications

A Cold Neptune-Mass Planet OGLE-2007-BLG-368Lb: Cold Neptunes are Common; Astrophysical Journal
A Complete Set of Solutions for Caustic Crossing Binary Microlensing Events; The Astrophysical Journal
A Jovian-mass planet in microlensing event OGLE-2005-BLG-071; Astrophysical Journal
Burst Oscillation Periods from 4U 1636-53: A Constraint on the Binary Doppler Modulation; The Astrophysical Journal
Burst Oscillations in 4U 1636-53: Asymptotic Frequencies and Harmonic Searches; Rossi 2000: Astrophysics with the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer
Combined Analysis of the Binary Lens Caustic-Crossing Event MACHO 98-SMC-1; The Astrophysical Journal
Decrease in the orbital period of dwarf nova OY Carinae; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Detection of Rotation in a Binary Microlens: Planet Photometry of MACHO 97-BLG-41; The Astrophysical Journal
Discovery of a cool planet of 5.5 Earth masses through gravitational microlensing; Nature
Discovery of the Optical Counterpart and Early Optical Observations of GRB 990712; The Astrophysical Journal
Frequency of Solar-like Systems and of Ice and Gas and Giants Beyond the Snow Line from High-magnification Microlensing Events in 2005-2008; Astrophysical Journal
Full characterization of binary-lens event OGLE-2002-BLG-069 from PLANET observations; Astronomy & Astrophysics
H? Equivalent Width Variations Across the Face of a Microlensed K Giant in the Galactic Bulge; The Astrophysical Journal
High-Precision Limb-Darkening Measurement of a K3 Giant Using Microlensing; The Astrophysical Journal
High-precision polarimetry of nearby stars (d < 50 pc): Mapping the interstellar dust and magnetic field inside the Local Bubble; Astronomy & Astrophysics
Interpretation of Strong Short-term Central Perturbations in the Light Curves of Moderate-Magnification Microlensing Events; The Astrophysical Journal: An International Review of Astronomy and Astronomical Physics
Limb Darkening of a K Giant in the Galactic Bulge: PLANET Photometry of MACHO 97-BLG-28; The Astrophysical Journal
Limits on additional planetary companions to OGLE 2005-BLG-390L; Astronomy and Astrophysics
Limits on Stellar and Planetary Companions in Microlensing Event OGLE-1998-BUL-14; The Astrophysical Journal
Limits on the Abundance of Galactic Planets from 5 Years of PLANET Observations; The Astrophysical Journal
Lower atmosphere and pressure evolution on Pluto from ground-based stellar occultations, 1988-2016; Astronomy and Astrophysics
Microlensing binaries with candidate brown dwarf companions; The Astrophysical Journal
Occultation evidence for an atmosphere on Pluto; Nature
OGLE 2004-BLG-254: a K3III Galactic bulge giant spatially resolved by a single microlens; Astronomy & Astrophysics
OGLE-2003-BLG-238: Microlensing Mass Estimate of an Isolated Star; The Astrophysical Journal
OGLE-2005-BLG-018: Characterization of full physical and orbital parameters of a gravitational binary lens; The Astrophysical Journal: An International Review of Astronomy and Astronomical Physics
OGLE-2005-BLG-071Lb, The Most Massive M Dwarf Planetary Companion?; The Astrophysical Journal
OGLE-2005-BLG-153: Microlensing discovery and characterization of a very low mass binary; Astrophysical Journal
On the Stability of Millisecond Oscillations During X-ray Bursts; 192nd AAS Meeting
One or more bound planets per Milky Way star from microlensing observations; Nature
PLANET Observations of Microlensing Event OGLE-1999-BUL-23: Limb-darkening Measurement of the Source Star; The Astrophysical Journal
Pluto's atmosphere from the 2015 June 29 ground-based stellar occultation at the time of the new horizons flyby; Astrophysical Journal Letters
Pluto’s Haze from 2002 - 2015: Correlation with the Solar Cycle; 19th General Assembly 2017 of the European Geosciences Union
Polarimetry Photometry and Spectroscopy of the Intermediate Polar V1223-SAGITTARIUS; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Potential Direct Single-Star Mass Measurement; The Astrophysical Journal
Probing the atmosphere of the bulge G5III star OGLE-2002-BUL-069 by analysis of microlensed Há line; Astronomy & Astrophysics
Providing a Graphical user Interface for Customised GIS Applications; Joint European Conference and Exhibition on Geographical Information
Rapid photometry of supernova 1987A: a 2.14 ms pulsar?; New Astronomy
Red noise versus planetary interpretations in the microlensing event OGLE-2013-BLG-446; Astrophysical Journal
SaxJ1818.4-3658=XTEJ1808-369; IAUC
Supernova 1995W in NGC 7650; International Astronomical Union Circular
Supernova 1995W in NGC 7650; Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams International Astronomical Union
The black hole transient Nova Scorpii 1994 (equals GRO J1655-40): Orbital ephemeris and optical light curve; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
The optical counterpart of SAX J1808.4-3658, the transient bursting millisecond X-ray pulsar; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
The optical counterpart of XTE J0929-314: the third transient millisecond X-ray pulsar; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
The PLANET Collaboration: Current Status and Future Prospects; Planets Beyond the Solar System and the Next Generation of Space Missions
The PLANET Collaboration: Current Status and Future Prospects; Planets Beyond the Solar System and the Next Generation of Space Missions
The PLANET Collaboration: Probing Lensing Anomalies; Variable Stars and the Astrophysical Returns of the Microlensing Surveys
The PLANET Collaboration: Probing Lensing Anomalies; Variable Stars and the Astrophysical Returns of the Microlensing Surveys
The PLANET microlensing follow-up network: results and prospects for the detection of extra-solar planets; Planetary and Space Science
The relationship between Doppler Shifted X-ray QPO's and the Optical Binary phase of 4U1636-53; American Astronomical Society HEAD Meeting No. 4
The Relative Lens-Source Proper Motion in MACHO 98-SMC-1; The Astrophysical Journal
The structure of Chariklo's rings from stellar occultations; Astronomical Journal
V2116 Ophiuchi; International Astronomical Union Circular

Research Projects

Deep Impact ; University of Hawaii (UH)

Research Candidate Supervision