Open Astronomy is a peer-reviewed, fully open access online journal, that publishes research, reviews and news spanning all aspects of astronomy and astrophysics.
The journal disseminates research in both observational and theoretical astronomy, astrophysics, solar physics, cosmology, galactic and extragalactic astronomy, high energy particles physics, planetary science, space science and astronomy-related astrobiology, presenting as well the surveys dedicated to astronomical history and education.
Open Astronomy (formerly Baltic Astronomy) was founded by the Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy (Lithuania) in 1992 and acquired by De Gruyter in 2016.
Why publish in Open Astronomy?
all articles are available to read, download and share for free
tracking available during the entire publication process - from submission to the publishing of manuscript via Editorial Manager System,
no space constraints, high-resolution images embedded in texts,
authors retain copyright of articles published in Open Astronomy, there is no embargo period on self-archiving,
visibility and discoverability: promotion of single articles to scientific and general press
Open Astronomy does not have submission charges. Open Astronomy has implemented Article Publication Charges (APCs) since 2018. For more details on Article Processing Charges please go to Supplementary Information section below and view "Article Processing Charges" document (in PDF).
The journal is archived in Portico to ensure long-term monitoring, archiving, and management of the electronic publications stored on its servers.
Detailed information on Editorial Policy, Publication Ethics, Instructions for Authors etc. can be found below and in the Supplementary Information section.