About AAS Journals

Topical Corridors

Submissions to the AAS journals are directed to one of seven different topical corridors, each managed by a different Lead Editor.

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AAS Journals Will Be Open Access

Starting 1 January 2022, all AAS journals will be fully open access. Publishing your work open access ensures that it can be freely read, downloaded, and shared by anyone, anywhere.

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Top 10 Reasons to Publish with the AAS

Through our four publications, The Astronomical Journal (AJ), The Astrophysical Journal (ApJ), The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series (ApJS) and The Astrophysical Journal Letters (ApJL), you can disseminate your research to interested readers across the globe.

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AAS Journals Editorial Board

AAS journal editors — members of the astronomy community from around the world — are here to help you publish the best version of your hard work.

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AAS Publishing Staff

Want to know who’s working behind the scenes to get your research published? Meet the AAS publishing staff, at your service!

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Author Name-Change Policy

The AAS has adopted a new policy that will allow authors to change their names on previously published research. The policy covers changes to names, pronouns, author photographs, and contact details.

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