AstroWeb: Journals and Astronomical Publications

A Peculiar Newsletter
Newsletter of the IAU Working Group on Ap and related Stars (IAU Commissions 25, 27, 29 and 45). Issued every 6 months.
AGB newsletter
APS - What's New?
Physics newsflashes by Bob Park, American Physical Society. If you wish to subscribe to What's New by e-mail, send a message to and in the body of the message say `sub whatsnew'.
ASP Conference Series
Lists the current volumes available in the Conference Series of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
Acta Astronomica
Acta Astronomica is an International Quarterly Journal published by Copernicus Foundation for Polish Astronomy. Acta Astronomica is keeping a small archive where authors publishing papers in the journal can make their data available for the astronomical community.
Active Galaxies Newsletter
Monthly newsletter of abstracts on all aspects of active galaxies.
Annual Reviews of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Astronomer's Telegram (ATEL)
Telegram service for the reporting and commenting on new astronomical observations.
Astronomical Journal (AJ)
The Astronomical Journal (ISSN 0004-6256) is published monthly, for the American Astronomical Society (AAS) by the University of Chicago Press which provides also The Astronomical Journal Electronic Edition.
Astronomische Nachrichten (News in Astronomy and Astrophysics)
Astronomische Nachrichten publishes original manuscripts on all fields of astronomy and astrophysics and review papers on special and current topics. The journal covers a wide range of issues reaching from cosmology, extragalactic research, cosmic hydrodynamics, stellar physics, interstellar matter, solar and planetary physics to geodetic astronomy.
Astronomy & Geophysics
Astronomy & Geophysics is the new topical Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society. Whilst maintaining all the traditions of its predecessor (The Quaterly Journal), its primary objective is to promote communications among and between astronomers and geophysicists . It contains scientific articles on major developing themes in astronomy and geophysics.
Astronomy Now
Britain's leading astronomy magazine.
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Astronomy and Astrophysics - A European Journal publishes papers on all aspects of astronomy and astrophysics: theoretical, observational and instrumental, independently of the techniques used to obtain the results: numerical analysis, optical, radio, particles, space instruments, etc.
Published on behalf of the Board of Directors, European Southern Observatory (ESO), Astronomy and Astrophysics is edited by an international staff of scientists.
Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts (AAA)
The bibliography 'Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts' (AAA) aims to present a comprehensive documentation of the literature concerning all aspects of astronomy, astrophysics, and their neighbouring fields. It is devoted to the recording, summarizing, and indexing of the relevant publications throughout the world.
AAA are published since 1969. The older literature (from 1899 to 1968) is recorded in the forerunner of AAA, the bibliography 'Astronomischer Jahresbericht'.
AAA are a printed publication of the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut Heidelberg, produced in cooperation with the Fachinformationszentrum Karlsruhe FIZ (since 1988) and the Institution of Electrical Engineers IEE (since 1995). AAA are prepared under the auspices of the International Astronomical Union.
An on-line version of AAA in the 'reference format', i.e. without the summaries of the papers, is available in the data base ARIBIB of the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut.
Astronomy and Astrophysics Library (AAL)
The "Astronomy and Astrophysics Library" (AAL) is devoted to monographs on subjects encompassing all aspects of modern astronomy and astrophysics. The spectrum covers everything from experimental and observational techniques to the most elaborate theoretical models, be it for extraterrestrial physics or related to the origin of the universe.
Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series (A&AS)
A&AS is a European peer-reviewed journal publishing data papers, either observational or theoretical, as well as extensive data material forming the basis of papers with astrophysical results published in the Main Journal.
Astronomy! A Brief Edition
The site supplements the textbook "Astronomy! A Brief Edition," and gives links relevant to each chapter in the book as well as updates on new developments and discoveries in astronomy.
Astrophysical Journal (ApJ)
The Astrophysical Journal (ISSN 0004-637X) is published three times a month (in two parts) for the American Astronomical Society by The University of Chicago Press, 5801 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637. Volumes consist of two issues each. An author and subject index covering three volumes appears in Part 1 every second month. An annual index is published after the last volume of the year and is sent to each subscriber. The articles in this journal are indexed in the Science Citation Index, Philadelphia, PA.
Astrophysical Journal (ApJ)
Astrophysical Journal Letters (ApJL)
Part 2 of The Astrophysical Journal. Published with Part 1 of the Journal on the 1st, 10th, and 20th of each month. An author and subject index covering three volumes appears in Part 1 every second month. An Annual Index is published after the last volume of the year and is sent to each subscriber. The articles in this Journal are indexed in the Science Citation Index, Philadelphia, PA. See also The Electronic ApJ.
Astrophysical Journal Supplement (ApJS)
The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series (ISSN 0067-0049) is published monthly for the American Astronomical Society by The University of Chicago Press, 5801 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637. Six volumes of two issues each are published each year. An author and subject index appears in the second issue of each volume.
Astrophysics Data System ASIAS Article Service (ADS Article)
This service provides access to scanned images of journal articles since 1975. So far, we have created images of ApJ Letter journal articles and linked them into the Abstract Service. We will add ApJ articles next, followed by other journals for which we can obtain publisher permission.
Australian Journal of Physics (AJP)
The Australian Journal of Physics publishes new and significant research in all fields of physics, ranging from elementary particles to astrophysics.
Be Star Newsletter
The Be Star Newsletter is a non-refereed electronic and paper journal that is published approximately twice per year. The Be Star Newsletter is open to all contributions (observations, theory, or other news) concerning early-type stars and especially hot, near main-sequence stars. The goal of the Newsletter is to foster communication between researchers interested in this field of stellar astronomy.
CDS Information Bulletin
CFHT Bulletins
Cambridge University Press
Classical and Quantum Gravity
A journal of the Institute of Physics (IoP) for physicists, mathematicians and cosmologists working in the fields of gravitation and the theory of spacetime.
Coelum, Mensile di Astronomia Scienza e Telescopi
European astronomical monthly magazine [in Italian].
Comets and Meteor Showers
This site gives the complete text to the 1988 book Meteor Showers: A Descriptive Catalog, as well as recent meteor shower observations. The site also posts a wealth of comet information from news of recent discoveries, finder charts, and ephemerides, to extensive historical information on individual comets.
There is a European mirror site.
Computers in Physics
The Journal Section of Computers in Physics publishes papers on computer techniques and applications in the physical sciences.
Delta Scuti Star Newsletter (DSSN)
Contains current information on the subject of Delta Scuti and other variable Stars.
Design Engineering Technology Digest
The monthly magazine features exclusive reports of innovations developed by NASA and its industry partners/contractors that can be applied to develop new/improved products and solve engineering or manufacturing problems. Authored by the engineers or scientists who did the work, the briefs span a wide array of fields, including electronics, physical sciences, materials, computer software, mechanics, machinery/automation, manufacturing/fabrication, mathematics/information sciences, and life sciences.
Most briefs offer a Technical Support Package, which explains the technology in greater detail and provides contact points for questions or licensing discussions.
NASA Tech Briefs also contains feature articles on successful NASA spinoffs, profiles of NASA tech transfer resources, news briefs, and application stories. Regular columns describe new patents, industry products, software, and literature.
ESO Publications
Includes access to ESO Messenger, ESO Scientific and Technical Reports, Star Formation Newsletter, ESO Reports, ESO Conference and Workshop Proceedings.
ESO-MIDAS Courier (Newsletter for ESO-MIDAS User)
The ESO-MIDAS Courier is published twice per year by the MIDAS group of the European Southern Observatory.
Eclipse magazine
French amateur's magazine [in French].
Europhysics News
ExoScience NEWS (exoScience Space News)
exoScience provides daily astronomy news in addition to more comprehensive features on major astronomy events.
Five College Astronomy Dept. - Full texts of Ph.D. Theses (Full text Ph. D. Theses)
The Five College Astronomy Dept. has begun placing the full text of Ph.D. theses from the department on a departmental WWW server. They will become available shortly after the final acceptance of the thesis. Besides the HTML version, Postscript files will be available on a chapter by chapter basis.
Hot Star Newsletter
The Hot Star Newsletter is a monthly electronic publication on hot luminous stars (Wolf-Rayet stars, LBV, Of and O stars) and related phenomena in galaxies. On-line resources include abstracts with hyperlinks to full text of preprints, a Wolf-Rayet catalogue and a Wolf-Rayet bibliography.
IAU Colloquia Listing
A list of IAU Colloquia from number 101 to the present, maintained by STScI library.
IRAM Newsletter
The IRAM Newsletter, edited every odd month, carries information on the status and results of the IRAM telescopes: the 30m telescope at Pico Veleta (Spain) and the Interferometer on Plateau de Bure (France) IRAM ( is an international institute for research in millimeter astronomy, cofunded by the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France), the MPG (Max Planck Gesellschaft, Germany), and the IGN (Instituto Geografico Nacional, Spain).
Icarus (the International Journal of Solar System Studies)
ICARUS is the official publication of Division of Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society and is dedicated to reporting the results of new research-- observational, experimental, or theoretical-- concerning the astronomy, geology, meteorology, physics, chemistry, biology, and other scientific aspects of our solar system or extrasolar systems. It is published monthly by Academic Press, Inc.
Icarus is now available through IDEAL, Academic Press' online scientific journal library. This server also contains information for authors planning to submit papers to Icarus and subscription information.
Information Bulletin on Variable Stars (IBVS)
The Information Bulletin on Variable Stars is a bulletin of the Commissions 27 and 42 of the International Astronomical Union, published by Konkoly Observatory, Budapest, Hungary.
INACTIVE LINK ? - 19 --- Information Service Astronomy and Space Flight (German language) (Astronomical News)
The service delivers reports in German languange based on press releases. The main content are the releases from the Space Telescope Science Institute (Hubble) and from the European Southern Observatory (ESO).
Journal of Astronomical Data
The Journal of Astronomical Data accepts raw and reduced data from observations as well as from theoretical research, reduction software, complete descriptions of new instruments, PhD theses with extensive data tables, catalogues, graphs, computer code, and also lengthy articles, or regular articles accompanied by the data on which it is based.
Contributions describe in short the astrophysical background and motive for the scientific work done, a complete description of the data-collecting process, an assessment of the accuracy of the data, next to the data themselves.
All data are published on CD-ROM.
Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage (JAH2)
The "Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage" (JAH2) is a research publication launched in 1998. This provides an alternative outlet for those who previously published historical material in the "Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society" and in "Vistas in Astronomy".
Journal of Astronomy and Space Sciences (JASS, Korea)
Journal of Astronomy and Space Sciences (ISSN 1225-052X) published by the Korea Space Science Society, Seoul, Korea. [in Korean]
Journal of Optics A : Pure and Applied Optics
The journal covers all aspects of modern and classical optics: experimental and theoretical studies, applications and instrumentation. The journal is the result of the merger in 1999 of Journal of Optics (formerly Nouvelle Revue d'Optique) and Pure and Applied Optics.
Journal of the British Astronomical Association (Journal of the UK's premier amateur astronomy organisation)
Journal of the Optical Society of America A
Journal of the Optical Society of America B
The Journal of the Optical Society of America B (JOSA B) emphasizes quantum optics, lasers, and nonlinear optics. JOSA B is a general research journal and complements JOSA A. It features current research on lasers, fiber optics, nonlinear optics, optical coherent transients, multiphoton processes, effects of laser radiation, spectroscopy, and advances in nonlinear optical materials, science, and technology, among other topics.
La Recherche
La Recherche is a major international journal of scientific and technical information in French.
Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletins (LPIB)
Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin, Lunar and Planetary Institute / Universities Space Research Association
Magellanic Clouds Newsletter (European mirror)
The Magellanic Clouds Newsletter is an electronic publication for information exchange on Magellanic Clouds research. It is distributed bimonthly and provides abstracts of submitted papers on the Magellanic Clouds, dissertation abstracts, meeting information and job announcements.
Magellanic Clouds Newsletter (MCnews)
An bi-monthly electronic publication on Magellanic Clouds related research. The online content of the www page includes downloadable recent and back issues, news, and hyperlinks to other Magellanic Clouds related sites.
Mercury Magazine
Magazine of the members of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS)
The Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society is published for the Society by Blackwell Science Limited. The Journal publishes the results of original research in the positional and dynamical astronomy, astrophysics, radio astronomy, cosmology, space research and the design of astronomical instruments.
NASA ADC Electronic News
NASA Information Systems Newsletter
WAIS index to NASA's Information Systems Newsletter from issue 21 onwards
NASA Technical Report Server (NTRS)
Single interface to databases maintained at: Ames Research Center - Numerical Aerodynamic Simulation Division (NAS); Dryden Flight Research Center; ICASE - Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering; Langley Research Center; RECON database - abstracts only (NASA STI); SCAN -Selected Current Aerospace Notices - abstracts only (NASA STI); STELAR Project - abstracts only (Goddard Space Flight Center)
NOAO Newsletters
The NOAO Newsletter is published quarterly. Issues starting with June 1992 are available on-line but only those Newsletters dated June 1996 and later are full-up HTML files. Each issue is seachable, plus a variety of search options are available from this page.
International weekly journal of science
Net Advance Physics (NetAdvPhys)
Online encyclopaedia of physics/astrophysics; includes most review papers in the Los Alamos preprint base catalogued by subject. Will someday hopefully be a complete subject-index to online physics and astrophysics literature.
New Astronomy
New Astronomy is fully electronic, available on the World Wide Web. A traditional paper edition is also published. The electronic version is linked to major scientific data centers, such as CDS, ADS, and NED.
New Astronomy aims to publish only the best articles in this field, without page charges, and with a very short publication time. Each field is represented by a specialist Editor who is directly responsible for the review process.
New Astronomy Reviews (Former title: Vistas in Astronomy)
New Astronomy Reviews publishes review articles in all fields of astronomy and astrophysics: theoretical, observational and instrumental. This international review journal is written for a broad audience of professional astronomers and astrophysicists.
The journal covers solar physics, planetary systems, stellar, galactic and extra-galactic astronomy and astrophysics, as well as cosmology. New Astronomy Reviews reviews research in all wavelength bands, ranging from radio to gamma-ray, as well as computational and laboratory astrophysics.
New Scientist
Planet Science
Observatory Magazine
Founded at the world-famous Royal Observatory at Greenwich in 1877 by William Christie, then Chief Assistant and later to become Astronomer Royal, The Observatory Magazine has a special place in the affections of astronomers, both professional and amateur. It not only carries scientific notes and papers, but reports the meetings of the prestigious Royal Astronomical Society and has an active correspondence section; it is also renowned for its authoritative book reviews covering virtually every significant work published in astronomy.
Optical Long Baseline Interferometry Newsletter (OLBIN)
A forum for scientists, engineers, and students who share an interest in long baseline stellar interferometry. Here you will find links to projects devoted to stellar interferometry, new items, and resources for further research.
Optics Express
International electronic journal of optics, launched in July 1997. Reports new developments in optical science and technology on a biweekly basis. Published by Optical Society of America (OSA).
Physical Review Letters
Published by the American Physical Society. (APS).
Physics Today
Physics Today, the "trade journal" for physicists, is sent to all members of the societies that make up the AIP (American Institute of Physics).
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
The Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia (PASA) is a refereed international journal for new and significant research in all areas of astronomy and astrophysics, including instrumentation and software development.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan (PASJ)
PASJ publishes research papers on all aspects of astronomy, astrophysics, and fields closely related to them. From its foundation in 1949 till 1985, PASJ was published quarterly. From 1986, PASJ has been published bimonthly.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific - Electronic Edition (PASP)
Published by the University of Chicago Press for the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
Publications of the Astronomical Society ofthe Pacific (PASP)
PASP is the technical journal of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific produced monthly by The University of Chicago Press.
The SPACEWARN Bulletin is intended to serve as an international communication mechanism for the rapid distribution of information on satellites and space probes.
ST-ECF Newsletter
The ST-ECF Newsletter is a regular publication of the Space Telescope - European Coordinating Facility.
STScI Newsletter
Science (magazine)
Science, the global weekly of research, is published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Sky & Telescope
Sky Online, a service of Sky & Telescope magazine, is designed for astronomy enthusiasts at all levels of interest. It features excerpts from Sky & Telescope and CCD Astronomy magazines, tips for backyard skygazers, reviews of telescopes and accessories, a weekly astronomical news bulletin, calendar of upcoming star parties and amateur conventions, downloadable BASIC programs, links to other sites, and more.
Sky and Telescope Weekly News Bulletin
Solar Terrestrial Activity Report
The Solar Terrestrial Activity Report has an overview of current solar activity as well as this activity's effect on Earth's geomagnetic field. The report is primarily aimed at radio listeners. Solar cycle and solar wind information is part of the report.
Standard Star Newsletter
The Standard Star Newsletter is the publication of the Standard Stars Working Group sponsored by Commissions 25, 29, 30, and 45 of the International Astronomical Union. Its purpose is to keep astronomers in touch with all aspects of stellar standards: those in photometry, spectroscopy, polarization, element abundances, stellar parameters, and radial velocities.
Star Formation Newsletter
The Star Formation Newsletter (SFN) is an electronic publication dedicated to early stellar evolution and molecular clouds. It is edited by Bo Reipurth.
The Scientist
Newspaper for the Life Sciences Professional.
Twin Press Astronomy Publishers
Twin Press publishes information for students of astronomy and for the professional astronomer at as low a cost as possible.
Working Group for the History of Astronomy: Electronic newsletters (EMA/ENHA)
The newsletters contain announcements of conferences, exhibitions, new books, and other related material. They are available in the German original as well as in English translation.
Zvezdotchet Astronomy magazine (Russia)
Zvezdotchet ("Stargazer") is Russian magazine for amateur astronomers.

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