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Journal for the History of Astronomy


Journal for the History of Astronomy

Journal for the History of Astronomy  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Hist. Astron.
Discipline History and philosophy of science
Language English
Edited by Michael Hoskin
Publication details
SAGE Publications (UK)
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
Impact factor
ISSN 0021-8286 (print)
1753-8556 (web)
LCCN 73618135
OCLC no. 645363374
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Journal for the History of Astronomy is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of History of Astronomy. The journal's Editor is Michael Hoskin, (Cambridge University). It has been in publication since 1970 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.

Abstracting and indexing

Journal for the History of Astronomy is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2012 impact factor is 0.326, ranking it 39 out of 58 journals in the category ‘History & Philosophy of Science’.[1]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: CATEGORY". 2012  

External links

  • Official website
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