Astronomy Letters

Pis'ma v Astronomicheskii Zhurnal

Russian language title: Письма в Астрономический журнал

ISSN PRINT: 1063-7737
ISSN ONLINE: 1562-6873


Astronomy Letters (Pis’ma v Astronomicheskii Zhurnal) traditionally publishes the results of original research in all branches of modern astronomy and astrophysics including high energy astrophysics, cosmology, space astronomy, theoretical astrophysics, radioastronomy, extragalactic astronomy, stellar astronomy, and investigation of the Solar system.

Astronomy Letters is abstracted and/or indexed in:
OneFile, Academic Search, Astrophysics Data System (ADS), CSA, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), Chemical and Earth Sciences, Current Abstracts, Current Contents/Physical, EBSCO, Gale, Google Scholar, INSPEC, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, OCLC, SCImago, Scopus, Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Simbad Astronomical Database, Summon by ProQuest.


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Editorial Board


Rashid A. Sunyaev, Space Research Institute, Moscow


Leonid I. Matveyenko (Space Research Institute, Moscow), and Alexei A. Starobinsky Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Chernogolovka, Moscow oblast)


Sergei A. Grebenev (Space Research Institute, Moscow)


Nikolai N. Chugai (Institute of Astronomy, Moscow), Vladimir S. Imshennik (Keldysh Institute for Applied Mathematics, Moscow), Vladimir V. Kocharovskii (Institute of Applied Physics, Nizhny Novgorod), Konstantin A. Postnov (Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow State University), Vladimir S. Ptuskin (Pushkov Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radio Wave Propagation, Troitsk, Moscow oblast), Andrei A. Tokovinin (Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow State University), Dmitrii A. Varshalovich (Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, St. Petersburg), Alexei A. Vikhlinin (Space Research Institute, Moscow), Lev R. Yungelson (Institute of Astronomy, Moscow), and Vladimir N. Zharkov (Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth, Moscow).


Maria L. Skorobogatova


Vladimir Yu. Astakhov

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2017, Volume 43 (12 issues)

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