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Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

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

3.00

h-Index

2022-2023

 168

Rank

2022-2023

 1141

SJR

2022-2023

 2.151

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 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Abbreviation Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Astronomy and Astrophysics (Q1); Space and Planetary Science (Q1)
h-index 168
Overall Rank/Ranking 1141
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.151
Impact Score 3.00
Publisher Institute of Physics Publishing
Country United States
ISSN 00046280, 15383873
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1996-2022




Aim and Scope


The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific has been published regularly since 1889, as part of the ASP"s mission to advance the science of astronomy and disseminate astronomical information. This journal provides an outlet for astronomical results of a scientific nature and serves to keep readers in touch with current astronomical research. It contains refereed research and instrumentation papers, invited reviews, and dissertation summaries.

PASP is the technical journal of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. It publishes refereed papers on astronomical research covering all wavelengths and distance scales as well as papers on the latest innovations in astronomical instrumentation and software.


About Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific


Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Astronomy and Astrophysics (Q1); Space and Planetary Science (Q1). It is published by Institute of Physics Publishing. The overall rank of Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is 1141. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.151. 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 168. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific journal is 00046280, 15383873. 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. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is cited by a total of 1772 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is 3.00, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific IF is decreased by a factor of 2.47 and approximate percentage change is -45.16% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a falling 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

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is 3.00. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.00
2021 5.47
2020 5.33
2019 3.71
2018 3.64
2017 3.47
2016 4.61
2015 4.60
2014 3.60

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific h-index


  Table Setting

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific has an h-index of 168. It means 168 articles of this journal have more than 168 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.




Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific ISSN


The ISSN of Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is 00046280, 15383873. 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

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is 1141. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.151. 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 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.151
2021 1.978
2020 2.294
2019 1.536
2018 2.070
2017 1.902
2016 3.126
2015 2.846
2014 2.655

Ranking of Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1141
2021 1277
2020 1054
2019 2130
2018 1294
2017 1504
2016 598
2015 724
2014 824

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific Publisher


Table Setting

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is published by Institute of Physics Publishing. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1996-2022. 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 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac.. This abbreviation ('Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac.') 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 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific


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 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific?

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific latest impact IF is 3.00. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 5.47 (2021) and 3.00 (2022), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 4.16 in the previous 9 years.


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

The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 2.151, 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 3.126 in 2016 and the lowest being 1.536 in 2019. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific over the previous 9-year period stands at 4.16.


What's the latest h-index of the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific?

The latest h-index of the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is 168.


Who's the publisher of the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific?

The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is published by the Institute of Physics Publishing, with its country of publication being the United States.


What's the current ranking of the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific?

The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is currently ranked 1141 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 598 in 2016 and its lowest position of 2130 in 2019.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac..


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

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is classified as a journal that the Institute of Physics Publishing publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific?

The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 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 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific?

The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 00046280, 15383873.


What's the best quartile of the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific?

The best quartile for the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific?

The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1996-2022.


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 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.00
2021 5.47
2020 5.33
2019 3.71
2018 3.64
2017 3.47
2016 4.61
2015 4.60
2014 3.60



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