Romanian Astronomical Journal

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    Romanian Astronomical Journal is a peer-review journal and appears twice per year in a continuum 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 manuscripts should be relevant to the scientific areas indicated in Aims and Scope. Please consider appropriate keywords from the following cloud list:

    Astronomy - Dynamical astronomy - Data mining - Solar system - Planets - Minor planets - Comets - Instruments
    Astrophysics - General relativity - Kinamatic relativity - Particles
    Celestial Mechanics - Two bodies - Three bodies - post–Newtonian potentials - Maneff type problems
    Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology - Cosmology - Universe simulations - Extragalactic Astronomy - Red shift - Large scale structure
    Solar Physics - Sun Magnetohydrodynamics - Solar activity - Solar observations - Solar cycle
    Heliosphere - Solar wind - Solar-terrestrial relationships - Geomagnetic field
    Stellar Astrophysics - Star clusters - Stellar dynamics - Stellar system - Variable stars - Photometry - Exoplanets
    History of Astronomy - History of astronomy - Astronomy in culture - Education in astronomy
    Space Sciences - Artificial satellites motion - Earth atmosphere

    Manuscripts should be submitted in proper format and correct English language. Exceptionally, some manuscripts may be accepted in French.
    The manuscripts must be edited using the RoAJ LaTeX style (provided in this section).
    Special attention also concerns the RoAJ style for references.
    Non-compliant articles will be rejected.

    We will consider to revise only the manuscripts submitted with all required files: the latex file prepared in the RoAJ style, images, and the pdf file also.

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

    You can download the roajstyle package from the webpage:
    Please, always take into account to download allays the latest version of the files. You can use the file template.tex as starting file.

    For latex editors you can download the free soft (used together):
    - miktex
    - winedit

    The mandatory rules to be used in your manuscript are:
    - the reference style of RoAJ use author-year style and the alphabetical order (please see examples in the published articles)
    - upgreek letters in the formulas
    - definitions for the journal names included in the roajarticle.cls
    - operators defined in the roajarticle.cls, as:
    \deriv for derivate, \etal for, \ie for i.e., \eg for e.g.
    - \leqslant and \geqslant mathematical operators
    - October 20, 1999 data format

    The evaluation general criteria could be found here .
    Additionally criteria for the quality of the research and reviewers criteria could be added.


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