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Our 3-step submission process

  1. Before you submit

    Before you submit, we recommend familiarizing yourself with the following.

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    To give your manuscript the best chance of publication, follow these editorial policies and formatting guidelines.

  3. Submit and promote

    After acceptance, we provide support so your article gains maximum impact in the scientific community and beyond.

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Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.3 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.3 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.092 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.598 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    8 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    85 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    257,747 downloads
    13 Altmetric mentions