Lee Townsend

Research Staff

SALT astronomer

I am a SALT astronomer and instrument scientist for RSS, SALT’s prime focus spectrograph. My research interests include X-ray binaries, accretion, highly magnetised neutron stars, massive stellar evolution, the Magellanic Clouds and, more broadly, astrophysical transients and multi-wavelength follow-up.

Research Interests:
X-ray binaries; accretion; massive stellar evolution; Be stars; astrophysical transients; Magellanic Clouds


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