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Astrophysical Journal Letters

General Information about Editors:

Editors: Appointed by the Council with advice from the Publications Board. May be reappointed an unlimited number of times. The editor of each journal shall have the right to attend meetings of the Council, but not to vote.
Additional Editors: The Editor may propose and the Council, with advice from the Publications Board, may appoint additional editors to assist in the editorial process. The term of appointment shall be set by the Council.
Editor's Term: Set by the Council. Normally, initial term, Jan. - Dec., five years; subsequent terms, Jan. - Dec., three years.
Charge: Each journal of original content material shall have an editor or managing editor who shall be responsible for the overall management of the journal.

History: Original name, "Astrophysical Journal Letters to the Editor," changed to present name


Committee members

Frederic A. Rasio (Jan 2013 - Dec 2017)
Northwestern University

Deputy Letters Editor:
Richard de Grijs (Jan 2013 - Dec 2017)
Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University

Managing Editor:
Carolyn Chmiel
ApJ Letters, Northwestern University

Please address all editorial correspondence to:

The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Northwestern University
2131 Tech Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-0001
Telephone: +1 847-467-3752
Fax: +1 847-332-0702

Associate Letters Editors:
Luis C. Ho (Jan 2013 - Dec 2017)
Rekha Jain (Jan 2013 - Dec 2017)