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Astronomical Journal

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

4.49

h-Index

2022-2023

 259

Rank

2022-2023

 1290

SJR

2022-2023

 2.025

Note: The impact score or impact index shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics and Factor

Title Astronomical Journal
Abbreviation Astron. J.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Astronomy and Astrophysics (Q1); Space and Planetary Science (Q1)
h-index 259
Overall Rank/Ranking 1290
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.025
Impact Score 4.49
Publisher American Astronomical Society
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 00046256, 15383881
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1987, 1989-2022




About Astronomical Journal


Astronomical Journal is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Astronomy and Astrophysics (Q1); Space and Planetary Science (Q1). It is published by American Astronomical Society. The overall rank of Astronomical Journal is 1290. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.025. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 259. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Astronomical Journal journal is 00046256, 15383881. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. Astronomical Journal is cited by a total of 7592 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Astronomical Journal Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Astronomical Journal is 4.49, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Astronomical Journal IF is increased by a factor of 0.03 and approximate percentage change is 0.67% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising trend. The impact IF, also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Astronomical Journal Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Astronomical Journal is 4.49. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Astronomical Journal. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4.49
2021 4.46
2020 6.14
2019 5.49
2018 5.63
2017 4.12
2016 3.86
2015 4.76
2014 4.16

Astronomical Journal h-index


  Table Setting

Astronomical Journal has an h-index of 259. It means 259 articles of this journal have more than 259 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




Astronomical Journal ISSN


The ISSN of Astronomical Journal is 00046256, 15383881. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

Astronomical Journal Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Astronomical Journal is 1290. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.025. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

SJR of Astronomical Journal by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.025
2021 1.905
2020 2.610
2019 2.374
2018 2.770
2017 2.230
2016 2.511
2015 3.051
2014 3.198

Ranking of Astronomical Journal by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1290
2021 1364
2020 844
2019 984
2018 760
2017 1144
2016 915
2015 634
2014 583

Astronomical Journal Publisher


Table Setting

Astronomical Journal is published by American Astronomical Society. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1987, 1989-2022. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Astronomical Journal is Astron. J.. This abbreviation ('Astron. J.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in Astronomical Journal


If your research field is/are related to Astronomy and Astrophysics (Q1); Space and Planetary Science (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the Astronomical Journal?

Astronomical Journal latest impact IF is 4.49. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 6.14 (2020) and 3.86 (2016), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 4.79 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Astronomical Journal?

The Astronomical Journal has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 2.025, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 3.198 in 2014 and the lowest being 1.905 in 2021. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Astronomical Journal over the previous 9-year period stands at 4.79.


What's the latest h-index of the Astronomical Journal?

The latest h-index of the Astronomical Journal is 259.


Who's the publisher of the Astronomical Journal?

The Astronomical Journal is published by the American Astronomical Society, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Astronomical Journal?

The Astronomical Journal is currently ranked 1290 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 583 in 2014 and its lowest position of 1364 in 2021.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Astronomical Journal?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Astronomical Journal is Astron. J..


Is the "Astronomical Journal" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Astronomical Journal is classified as a journal that the American Astronomical Society publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Astronomical Journal?

The Astronomical Journal encompasses the following areas:

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the Astronomical Journal?

The Astronomical Journal is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 00046256, 15383881.


What's the best quartile of the Astronomical Journal?

The best quartile for the Astronomical Journal is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Astronomical Journal?

The Astronomical Journal coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1987, 1989-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Astronomical Journal

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4.49
2021 4.46
2020 6.14
2019 5.49
2018 5.63
2017 4.12
2016 3.86
2015 4.76
2014 4.16



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