Helen Johnston

Welcome to my home page. I'm a Senior Lecturer in the School of Physics at the University of Sydney. My current research is on the stellar populations of galaxies, and X-ray binary stars.

My papers on ADS.


Undergraduate lecturing

Links to lecture notes

Continuing Education astronomy courses

I am the lecturer and course coordinator for a series of 10-week lecture courses about astronomy, run by the Centre for Continuing Education.

The Modern Astronomy courses form a sequence over two years with the following titles:

Each course features an observing night in the Blue Mountains.



My Guide to DBS reduction with Iraf


Last updated 19 September 2019

Please let me know of any problems with these pages: H.Johnston@physics.usyd.edu.au