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Solar Physics

Solar Physics

A Journal for Solar and Solar-Stellar Research and the Study of Solar Terrestrial Physics

Editors-in-Chief: J. Leibacher; T. Sakurai; L. van Driel-Gesztelyi

ISSN: 0038-0938 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-093X (electronic version)

Journal no. 11207

The Only Major Journal Focusing Specifically on Solar Physics

As the title suggests, Solar Physics concentrates specifically on our sun, and is the leading astrophysics journal (as evaluated by ISI) to do so.

Impact Factor Improves: 3.805 in 2013! 

Solar Physics achieved an impact factor of 3.805 in 2013, and a 5-year impact factor of 3.014.

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    2013 Impact Factor
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    Solar Physics was founded in 1967 and is the principal journal for the publication of the results of fundamental research on the Sun. The journal treats all aspects of solar physics, ranging from the internal structure of the Sun and its evolution to the outer corona and solar wind in interplanetary space. Papers on solar-terrestrial physics and on stellar research are also published when their results have a direct bearing on our understanding of the Sun.

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