Romanian Astronomical Journal

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    The submission of a manuscript carries with it the author's assurance that:

    it has not been copyrighted or published elsewhere (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis); 

    it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere;

    ts publication has been approved by all coauthors, if any,

    after being accepted by our journal it will not be published in another journal.

    Notices to Authors

    Romanian Astronomical Journal is a peer-review journal and appears twice a year in a continue printed series from 1991. Starting with 2012, all articles appear integral also on-line. Starting with 2015, it exists the third issue that appears only on-line, since the first two issues, published also in printed version, have a limited number of pages. 

    The articles are accepted only in English language and in the journal defined style It is the author's obligation to edit the article camera ready.  Please pay much attention to the references edit in the RoAJ style too.

    Our policy is to introduce a manuscript  in the revision process only when we receive all files, i.e. the latex file  and figures. The manuscripts must be sent in RoAJ style. We reject the non-compliant articles.

    You can download the roajstyle package from

    The manuscripts (pdf, latex and figures files) should be submitted to

    Please, always take the last version. You can use the file template.tex as starting file.

    For latex editors you can download the free soft :



    The reference style of \roaj use author-year style and the alphabetical order.
    Please use the  mynatbib package, included in the RoAJ files, package derived from  natbib.

    Please, use these definitions for the journal names and for operators. There are included in the roajarticle.cls file.

    % General definitions
    \newcommand{\etal}{{\it et al.}}
    \newcommand{\ie}{{\it i.e.~}}

    %Operator definitions
    \newcommand{\ddiv}{\ensuremath{\mathop{\operator@font div}\nolimits}}
    \newcommand{\grad}{\ensuremath{\mathop{\operator@font grad}\nolimits}}
    \newcommand{\artanh}{\ensuremath{\mathop{\operator@font artanh}\nolimits}}
    \newcommand{\sech}{\ensuremath{\mathop{\operator@font sech}\nolimits}}
    \newcommand{\deriv }{\mathrm{d}}
    \newcommand{\dd }{\text{d}}
    \newcommand{\logd }{\mathrm{log}}

    % Definitions used for the journal names
    \newcommand{\adv}{ {\it Adv. Space Res. }}
    \newcommand{\aip}{ {\it AIP Conference Series }}
    \newcommand{\angeo}{ {\it Annales Geophysicae }}
    \newcommand{\aap}{ {\it Astron. Astrophys. }}
    \newcommand{\aaps}{ {\it Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. }}
    \newcommand{\aapr}{ {\it Astron. Astrophys. Rev. }}
    \newcommand{\ag}{ {\it Ann. Geophys. }}
    \newcommand{\an}{ {\it Astronomische Nachrichten }}
    \newcommand{\aj}{ {\it Astron. J. }}
    \newcommand{\apj}{ {\it Astrophys. J. }}
    \newcommand{\apjs}{ {\it Astrophys. J.Suppl. }}
    \newcommand{\apss}{ {\it Astrophys. Space Sci. }}
    \newcommand{\cjaa}{ {\it Chin. J. Astron. Astrophys. }}
    \newcommand{\gafd}{ {\it Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. }}
    \newcommand{\grl}{ {\it Geophys. Res. Lett. }}
    \newcommand{\iau}{ {\it IAU Symp. }}
    \newcommand{\ijga}{ {\it Int. J. Geomag. Aeron. }}
    \newcommand{\jastp}{ {\it J. Atmos. Solar Terr. Phys. }}
    \newcommand{\jgr}{ {\it J. Geophys. Res. }}
    \newcommand{\jgra}{ {\it J.Geophys.Res. A }}
    \newcommand{\mnras}{ {\it Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. }}
    \newcommand{\nat}{ {\it Nature }}
    \newcommand{\pasp}{ {\it Pub. Astron. Soc. Pac. }}
    \newcommand{\pasj}{ {\it Pub. Astron. Soc. Japan }}
    \newcommand{\pre}{ {\it Phys. Rev. E }}
    \newcommand{\roaj}{ {\it Romanian Astron. J. }}
    \newcommand{\solphys}{{\it Solar Phys. }}
    \newcommand{\sovast}{ {\it Sov. Astron. }}
    \newcommand{\ssr}{ {\it Space Sci. Rev. }}

    To cite a reference use  \citet{Levi1906} to produce Levi (1906), and \citep{Levi1906} to produce (Levi, 1906).

    \bibitem[Boris and Book (1973)]{Boris73}
    Boris, J.P. and Book, D.L.: 1973, \emph{J.Comp.Phys.} \textbf{11}, 38.





    ISSN (print) 1220-5168                                                            ISSN (online) 2285-3758 /2012