Artificial Satellites

The Journal of Space Research Centre of Polish Academy of Sciences

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Artificial Satellites is a journal of planetary geodesy, affiliated to the Space Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences. It offers a forum for scientific publications on such aspects of geodesy and geodynamics as positioning, satellite geodesy, gravity field, geoid and heights, tides, reference frames, Earth rotation. We accept original papers of fundamental nature, i.e. concerning new ideas, theories and processing means, as well as those dealing with new applications of the existing methods and technologies.

Why subscribe and read

Artificial Satellites is the only scientific Journal in Poland which presents investigations of Earth’s gravity field, shape, tides and rotation using measurements of geodetic satellites and ground measurements. It contains contributions of many well-known authors from many countries.

Why submit

Fast process of publication because there is usually only two reviewers for each submitted paper. Journal is available on many scientific libraries: i.e. Paris, Washington DC, Moscow, Graz, as well as in all scientific institutes with similar profile of research.

Rejection Rate

  • 50%

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W. Kosek
(Agriculture University of Kraków and Centrum Badań Kosmicznych PAN, Warsaw, Poland),

Deputy Managing Editor:
A. Brzeziński
(Warsaw University of Technology and Centrum Badań Kosmicznych PAN, Warsaw, Poland)

Editorial Board:
Ch. Bizouard
(Observatoire de Paris, France)
A. Brzeziński (Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland)
H. Drewes (Deutsches Geodätisches Forschungsinstitut, München, Germany)
B. Kontny (Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Wrocław, Poland)
J. Kudrys (AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland)
J.K. Łatka
B. Oszczak
(Polish Air Force Academy in Dęblin and University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland)
S. Oszczak (Polish Air Force Academy in Dęblin, Poland)
W. Pachelski (Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland)
P. Wielgosz (University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland)
Ya.S. Yatskiv (Main Astronomical Observatory, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine)

Editorial Office:
Centrum Badań Kosmicznych PAN, ul. Bartycka 18A, 00-716 Warsaw, Poland

Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15

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Journal Information

CiteScore 2017: 0.71

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.302
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.703

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