4.7(top 3%)
Impact Factor
4.8(top 3%)
extended IF
546(top 1%)
H-Index
22,020
authors
112,960
papers
5,207,710
citations
4,707
citing journals
77,674
citing authors
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Impact Factor of Astrophysical Journal based on the number of citations over 2-year window
The graph shows the changes in the impact factor of Astrophysical Journal and its the corresponding percentile for the sake of comparison with the entire literature. Impact Factor is the most common scientometric index, which is defined by the number of citations of papers in two preceding years divided by the number of papers published in those years.
This graph shows how the impact factor of Astrophysical Journal is computed. The left axis depicts the number of papers published in years X-1 and X2, and the right axis displays their citations in year X.

How Influential is Astrophysical Journal?

Astrophysical Journal is the 7th out of 48 Astrophysics journals. This means the journal is among the top 15% in the sub-discipline of Astrophysics. This Journal is the 12th out of 94 Astronomy journals. This means the journal is among the top 13% in the sub-discipline of Astronomy. This Journal is the 146th out of 2,076 Physics journals. This means the journal is among the top 8% in the discipline of Physics. This Journal is the 806th out of 12,155 Physical Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 7% in the science branch of Physical Sciences.