Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

CountryUnited States
124
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Subject Area and CategoryEarth and Planetary Sciences
Space and Planetary Science

Physics and Astronomy
Astronomy and Astrophysics
PublisherUniversity of Chicago Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00046280, 15383873
Coverage1996-ongoing
Scope The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific has been published regularly since 1889, as part of the ASP"s mission to advance the science of astronomy and disseminate astronomical information. This journal provides an outlet for astronomical results of a scientific nature and serves to keep readers in touch with current astronomical research. It contains refereed research and instrumentation papers, invited reviews, and dissertation summaries. PASP is the technical journal of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. It publishes refereed papers on astronomical research covering all wavelengths and distance scales as well as papers on the latest innovations in astronomical instrumentation and software. (source)
Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Astronomy and Astrophysics1997Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics1998Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics1999Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2000Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2001Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2002Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2003Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2004Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2005Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2006Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2007Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2008Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2009Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2010Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2011Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2012Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2013Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2014Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2015Q1
Astronomy and Astrophysics2016Q1
Space and Planetary Science1997Q1
Space and Planetary Science1998Q1
Space and Planetary Science1999Q1
Space and Planetary Science2000Q1
Space and Planetary Science2001Q1
Space and Planetary Science2002Q1
Space and Planetary Science2003Q1
Space and Planetary Science2004Q1
Space and Planetary Science2005Q1
Space and Planetary Science2006Q1
Space and Planetary Science2007Q1
Space and Planetary Science2008Q1
Space and Planetary Science2009Q1
Space and Planetary Science2010Q1
Space and Planetary Science2011Q1
Space and Planetary Science2012Q1
Space and Planetary Science2013Q1
Space and Planetary Science2014Q1
Space and Planetary Science2015Q1
Space and Planetary Science2016Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
19991.995
20001.997
20011.508
20021.610
20031.832
20042.552
20052.634
20063.763
20072.763
20082.735
20092.139
20102.098
20112.121
20122.327
20132.431
20142.612
20152.796
20163.139
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19992.020
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.190
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.839
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20022.710
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20032.408
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.711
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20052.772
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20064.044
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.648
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.061
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.057
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.011
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.964
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.419
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.503
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.622
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.635
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.436
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.020
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.298
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.976
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20022.670
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.426
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.773
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20053.045
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20064.062
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.317
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.711
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.025
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.179
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.658
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.432
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.543
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.849
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.946
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.007
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.918
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.538
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20043.189
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20052.959
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.761
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.488
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.699
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.554
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.094
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.540
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.601
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.270
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.629
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.348
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.308
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites199984
Self Cites2000108
Self Cites200195
Self Cites200283
Self Cites200385
Self Cites200485
Self Cites200590
Self Cites2006126
Self Cites200781
Self Cites200894
Self Cites200979
Self Cites201082
Self Cites201165
Self Cites201275
Self Cites201364
Self Cites201442
Self Cites201539
Self Cites201675
Total Cites1999816
Total Cites2000949
Total Cites2001824
Total Cites20021124
Total Cites2003951
Total Cites20041062
Total Cites20051087
Total Cites20061499
Total Cites20071307
Total Cites20081258
Total Cites20091098
Total Cites20101195
Total Cites20111262
Total Cites20121496
Total Cites20131342
Total Cites20141332
Total Cites20151301
Total Cites20161558
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19991.812
External Cites per document20002.036
External Cites per document20011.748
External Cites per document20022.473
External Cites per document20032.209
External Cites per document20042.551
External Cites per document20052.793
External Cites per document20063.721
External Cites per document20073.112
External Cites per document20082.832
External Cites per document20092.516
External Cites per document20102.818
External Cites per document20113.015
External Cites per document20123.474
External Cites per document20133.269
External Cites per document20143.431
External Cites per document20153.734
External Cites per document20164.708
Cites per document19992.020
Cites per document20002.298
Cites per document20011.976
Cites per document20022.670
Cites per document20032.426
Cites per document20042.773
Cites per document20053.045
Cites per document20064.062
Cites per document20073.317
Cites per document20083.061
Cites per document20092.711
Cites per document20103.025
Cites per document20113.179
Cites per document20123.658
Cites per document20133.432
Cites per document20143.543
Cites per document20153.849
Cites per document20164.946
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
199922.54
200025.71
200125.18
200240.35
200328.89
200432.74
200534.65
200633.54
200737.88
200839.17
200937.84
201042.96
201135.11
201229.55
201332.00
201436.79
201549.07
201639.13
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20045
Non-citable documents20055
Non-citable documents20066
Non-citable documents20074
Non-citable documents20086
Non-citable documents20095
Non-citable documents20105
Non-citable documents20116
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201525
Non-citable documents201624
Citable documents1999404
Citable documents2000413
Citable documents2001417
Citable documents2002421
Citable documents2003392
Citable documents2004383
Citable documents2005357
Citable documents2006369
Citable documents2007394
Citable documents2008411
Citable documents2009405
Citable documents2010395
Citable documents2011397
Citable documents2012409
Citable documents2013391
Citable documents2014376
Citable documents2015338
Citable documents2016315
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents1999156
Uncited documents2000152
Uncited documents2001160
Uncited documents2002155
Uncited documents2003167
Uncited documents2004146
Uncited documents2005129
Uncited documents2006116
Uncited documents2007122
Uncited documents2008140
Uncited documents2009155
Uncited documents2010143
Uncited documents2011146
Uncited documents2012160
Uncited documents2013145
Uncited documents2014146
Uncited documents2015151
Uncited documents2016124
Cited documents1999248
Cited documents2000261
Cited documents2001257
Cited documents2002266
Cited documents2003226
Cited documents2004242
Cited documents2005233
Cited documents2006259
Cited documents2007276
Cited documents2008277
Cited documents2009255
Cited documents2010257
Cited documents2011257
Cited documents2012254
Cited documents2013253
Cited documents2014242
Cited documents2015212
Cited documents2016215
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