Galaxies

Galaxies (ISSN 2075-4434) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of astronomy, astrophysics, and cosmology published quarterly online by MDPI. We urge all authors to post the papers on the arXiv.
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) - Web of Science, in Scopus (from Vol. 1), Inspec (IET), as well as in ADS - Astrophysics Data System.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 2.1, which equals rank 50/82 in 'Astronomy and Astrophysics'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Special Issue in Galaxies
Astrophysical Applications of Gravitational Microlensing Guest Editor: Sohrab Rahvar
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Galaxies
Challenges in Our Understanding of Dwarf Galaxies Guest Editors: Behnam Javanmardi, Yanbin Yang
Deadline: 31 May 2021
Special Issue in Galaxies
High-Mass X-ray Binaries and Ultraluminous X-ray Sources Hosting Neutron Stars Guest Editors: Dimitris M. Christodoulou, Silas G.T. Laycock, Demosthenes Kazanas
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Special Issue in Galaxies
X-ray Binary Formation and Evolution Guest Editor: Antara R. Basu-Zych
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Topical Collection in Galaxies
A Trip across the Universe: Our Present Knowledge and Future Perspectives Collection Editor: Emilio Elizalde
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