The Astrophysical Journal

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The Astrophysical Journal

description Scientific journal
Area of ​​Expertise Astronomy and astrophysics
language English
publishing company Institute of Physics Publishing ( USA )
First edition 1895
Frequency of publication 3 per month
Editor-in-chief Ethan Vishniac
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The Astrophysical Journal , abbreviated ApJ, is a US- published specialist journal for astronomy and astrophysics .

The Astrophysical Journal was founded in 1895 by George Ellery Hale and James E. Keeler and is now published by the American Astronomical Society . Extensive supplementary material has been published in the Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series (ApJS) since 1953 . The Astrophysical Journal Letters (ApJL) offer rapid publication of the latest results in a compact form.

Like Astronomy and Astrophysics , Astronomical Journal and Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, ApJ is one of the leading journals in astronomy and astrophysics.

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