About Astronomy


Astronomy (ISSN 2674-0346) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on observational and theoretical astronomy, astrophysics, astroparticle physics, and cosmology, as well as on all aspects of gravitational physics. It publishes regular research papers, communications and reviews. Our aim is to publish high-quality, timely, experimental and theoretical research results of high quality in a rapid and readily accessible manner.


The main subject areas include, but are not limited to, the following:

  •  Observational astronomy
  •  Observational astrophysics
  •  Observational cosmology
  •  Astroparticle physics
  •  Messengers of the early universe
  •  Theoretical cosmology
  •  Gravitational waves
  •  Gravitation and general relativity
  •  Dark matter and dark energy
  •  Quantum gravity
  •  Black hole physics
  •  Astronomy at all frequencies (from radio to gamma-rays)
  •  Neutrino astronomy
  •  Astronomy at all scales (from extragalactic to solar)
  •  Planetary sciences

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