Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies

Editor-in-Chief: Leonid S. Pilyugin

ISSN-Print: 0884-5913    ISSN-Online: 1934-8401    Publishing model: Hybrid
Impact factor: 0.5 (2022)    Five year impact factor: 0.4 (2022)

Scope

Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies is an international peer reviewed journal that publishes original regular and review papers on positional and theoretical astronomy, Earth’s rotation and geodynamics, dynamics and physics of bodies of the Solar System, solar physics, physics of stars and interstellar medium, structure and dynamics of the Galaxy, extragalactic astronomy, atmospheric optics and astronomical climate, instruments and devices, and mathematical processing of astronomical information. The journal welcomes manuscripts from all countries in the English or Ukrainian language.

Abstracting & Indexing

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Publishing Model: Hybrid

Authors will have the option to choose how their article is published.

Traditional publishing model: published articles are made available to institutions and individuals who subscribe to this journal or who pay to read specific articles. There is no charge to publish.

Open Access (OA) model: published articles are freely and permanently available online. Anyone, anywhere can read and build upon this research.

Editor-in-Chief

Leonid S. Pilyugin
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Professor, Chief Research Scientist, Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
ORCID: 0000-0001-7133-9210

Honorary Editor-in-Chief

Yaroslav S. Yatskiv
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Director, Chief Research Scientist, Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
ORCID: 0000-0002-3889-9619

Associate Editor

Sergiy G. Kravchuk
Cand. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Vice-director, Head of Laboratory, Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Coordinating Editor

Volodymyr M. Klymenko
Cand. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Head of the Editorial Office, Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Executive Editor

Olha M. Sergienko
Cand. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Senior Research Scientist, Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine

Editorial Board

Ivan L. Andronov
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Professor, Odesa National Maritime University, Odesa, Ukraine
ORCID: 0000-0001-5874-0632
Iryna M. Belskaya
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Professor, Head of Department, Astronomy Institute, Karasin National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Peter P. Berczik
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Head of Department, Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
ORCID: 0000-0003-4176-152X
Vasyl Y. Choliy
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Senior Research Scientist, Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Bohdan I. Hnatyk
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Head of Department, Astronomical Observatory of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
ORCID: 0000-0001-7113-4709
Janna M. Dlugach
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Chief Research Scientist, Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Olexandra V. Ivanova
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Senior Research Scientist, Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
ORCID: 0000-0001-7285-373X
Yuri I. Izotov
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Chief Research Scientist, Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
ORCID: 0000-0002-1416-6082
Olexandr O. Konovalenko
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Head of Department, Institute of Radio Astronomy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine
ORCID: 0000-0003-1949-9625
Hugh Jones
Professor, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
ORCID: 0000-0003-0433-3665
Bohdan S. Novosyadlyj
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Director, Astronomical Observatory, Ivan Franko National University, Lviv, Ukraine
Yakiv V. Pavlenko
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Chief Research Scientist, Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Ivan I. Syniavskyi
Cand. Sci. (Techn.), Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine
Olexandr V. Shulga
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Director, Research Institute Mykolaiv Astronomical Observatory, Mykolaiv, Ukraine
Natalia G. Shchukina
Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Head of Department, Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Ryszard Szczerba
Professor, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center Department of Astrophysics (CAMK Toruń), Polish Academy of Sciences, Torun, Poland
ORCID: 0000-0003-2886-4460

Peer Review

The journal follows the Springer Nature Peer Review Policy, Process and Guidance, Springer Nature Journal Editors' Code of Conduct, and COPE's Ethical Guidelines for Peer-reviewers.

Approximately 6% of the manuscripts are rejected without review based on formal criteria as they do not comply with the submission guidelines. Each manuscript is assigned to two peer reviewers. The journal follows a single-blind reviewing procedure. The period from submission to the first decision is 25 days on average. The approximate rejection rate is 15%. The final decision on the acceptance of a manuscript for publication is made by the Editor-in-Chief together with the Deputy Editor-in-Chief and the most active members of the Editorial Board.

If Editors publish in the journal, they do not participate in the decision-making process for manuscripts where they are listed as co-authors.

Special issues published in the journal follow the same procedures as all other issues. If not stated otherwise, special issues are prepared by the members of the Editorial Board without guest editors.

Ethics and Disclosures

Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies is committed to maintaining the highest level of integrity in the content published.

Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies has a Conflict of Interest policy in place and complies with international, national and/or institutional standards on research involving Human Participants and/or Animals and Informed Consent.

Publication Ethics (COPE)Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and subscribes to its principles on how to deal with acts of misconduct thereby committing to investigate allegations of misconduct in order to ensure the integrity of research.

CrossCheckKinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies may use plagiarism detection software to screen the submissions. If plagiarism is identified, the COPE guidelines on plagiarism will be followed.

Content published in the Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies is peer reviewed.

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