About the Journal

Nature Astronomy is a monthly, online-only journal, launched in January 2017. We publish the most significant research, review and comment at the cutting edge of astronomy, astrophysics, and planetary science in order to represent and foster closer interaction between all key astronomy-relevant disciplines. All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors.

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Additional information

Journal abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Nat. Astron.


Our electronic international standard serial number (EISSN) is 2397-3366.

Journal and article metrics

Article metrics such as citations and online attention are available from each article page, and provide an overview of the attention received by a paper.