Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy



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Since 1977, papers in Astrophysics and Astronomy appeared as a special section in Pramana. The success of this was the impetus to launch, in 1980, the Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy.


From December 2017, JAA is co-published by the Indian Academy of Sciences and Astronomical Society of India in collaboration with Springer.

Aim and Scope

The journal publishes original research papers on all aspects of astrophysics and astronomy, including instrumentation, laboratory astrophysics, and cosmology. Critical reviews of topical fields are also published.

Articles submitted as letters will be considered.

Co-publishing Arrangement with Springer

Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy is now distributed in print outside India and online worldwide by Springer, co-publisher of the journal together with the Indian Academy of Sciences. On Springer, Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy ( is part of SpringerLink, one of the world's leading interactive databases of high quality STM journals, book series, books, reference works and online archives collection. Print subscriptions within India and open online access will continue to be served from Indian Academy of Sciences.

Other details

0250-6335 (print)
0973-7758 (online)
6 issues a year (2018)
Impact Factor (2016)

Editorial Office

Indian Academy of Sciences, C V Raman Avenue
Sadashivanagar, P.B. No. 8005, Bengaluru 560 080, India
Telephone: 91-80-2266 1250/1271
Telefax: 91-80-2361 6094

  • Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy | News

    • Continuous Article Publication

      Posted on January 27, 2016

      Since January 2016, the Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy has moved to Continuous Article Publishing (CAP) mode. This means that each accepted article is being published immediately online with DOI and article citation ID with starting page number 1. Articles are also visible in Web of Science immediately. All these have helped shorten the publication time and have improved the visibility of the articles.

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