Research Notes

Scope Statement

Research Notes of the AAS is non-peer reviewed, indexed and secure record of works in progress, comments and clarifications, null results, or timely reports of observations in astronomy and astrophysics.

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History

An earlier incarnation of Research Notes of the AAS existed in The Astrophysical Journal until the 1970s. The AAS Publications Committee recommended its resurrection as a distinct title which was launched in October 2017. Meant for short communications of interest to the community, including null results, RNAAS is not peer reviewed but moderated by AAS Lead Editor Chris Lintott.