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Journal of the Korean Astronomical Societyopen access

Country South Korea  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Korea
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Subject Area and CategoryEarth and Planetary Sciences
Space and Planetary Science

Physics and Astronomy
Astronomy and Astrophysics
PublisherAstronomical Society of Korea
Publication typeJournals
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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.

Astronomy and Astrophysics2009Q3
Astronomy and Astrophysics2010Q3
Astronomy and Astrophysics2011Q3
Astronomy and Astrophysics2012Q3
Astronomy and Astrophysics2013Q3
Astronomy and Astrophysics2014Q2
Astronomy and Astrophysics2015Q3
Astronomy and Astrophysics2016Q2
Astronomy and Astrophysics2017Q2
Astronomy and Astrophysics2018Q2
Space and Planetary Science2018Q2

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.

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.438
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.543
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.600
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.817
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.928
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.310
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.182
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.074
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.165
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.210
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.543
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.833
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.094
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.284
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.944
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.176
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.316
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.425
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.438
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.543
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.021
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.114
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.325
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.109
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.294
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.621
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.451
Total 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.

Self Cites20080
Self Cites20092
Self Cites20103
Self Cites201110
Self Cites20123
Self Cites201320
Self Cites201422
Self Cites201520
Self Cites201617
Self Cites201717
Self Cites20188
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20097
Total Cites201019
Total Cites201133
Total Cites201255
Total Cites201370
Total Cites201486
Total Cites201568
Total Cites2016107
Total Cites2017129
Total Cites2018124
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.

External Cites per document20080
External Cites per document20090.313
External Cites per document20100.457
External Cites per document20110.418
External Cites per document20120.788
External Cites per document20130.781
External Cites per document20140.955
External Cites per document20150.667
External Cites per document20160.989
External Cites per document20171.143
External Cites per document20181.333
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.438
Cites per document20100.543
Cites per document20110.600
Cites per document20120.833
Cites per document20131.094
Cites per document20141.284
Cites per document20150.944
Cites per document20161.176
Cites per document20171.316
Cites per document20181.425
% 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
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.

Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20180
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200916
Citable documents201035
Citable documents201155
Citable documents201266
Citable documents201364
Citable documents201467
Citable documents201572
Citable documents201691
Citable documents201798
Citable documents201887
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.

Uncited documents20080
Uncited documents200910
Uncited documents201023
Uncited documents201136
Uncited documents201243
Uncited documents201334
Uncited documents201432
Uncited documents201539
Uncited documents201645
Uncited documents201747
Uncited documents201843
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20096
Cited documents201013
Cited documents201120
Cited documents201224
Cited documents201330
Cited documents201436
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201648
Cited documents201752
Cited documents201844
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