28 July 2023

Celebrating the Impact of the Planetary Science Journal!

Since 2020, the Planetary Science Journal (PSJ) has been home to some of the most impactful research in planetary science. Owned by the AAS and its Division for Planetary Sciences, the journal is fully open-access and run by scientists, for scientists.

PSJ has published over 700 papers in the last three years and has now received its first-ever impact factor. This milestone highlights how PSJ is supporting researchers in providing a high-quality resource to publish their latest work:

  • Journal Impact Factor™: 3.4
  • CiteScore™: 3.0
  • Downloads in 2022: 353,845

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Your next paper will be in good company alongside these articles already making an impact:

Refining the Transit-timing and Photometric Analysis of TRAPPIST-1: Masses, Radii, Densities, Dynamics, and Ephemerides 
Eric Agol et al. 2021, PSJ2, 1

Ultra-Short-Period Planets in K2. III. Neighbors are Common with 13 New Multiplanet Systems and 10 Newly Validated Planets in Campaigns 0–8 and 10 
Elisabeth R. Adams et al. 2021, PSJ, 2, 152

New Evidence for Wet Accretion of Inner Solar System Planetesimals from Meteorites Chelyabinsk and Benenitra 
Ziliang Jin et al. 2021, PSJ2, 244

Geologic Context of the OSIRIS-REx Sample Site from High-Resolution Topography and Imaging 
O. S. Barnouin et al. 2022, PSJ3, 75

A Survey of CO, CO2, and H2O in Comets and Centaurs 
Olga Harrington Pinto et al. 2022, PSJ3, 247

Miranda's Thick Regolith Indicates a Major Mantling Event from an Unknown Source 
Chloe B. Beddingfield and Richard J. Cartwright 2022, PSJ3, 253

PSJ Cover

The Planetary Science Journal Editors:

  • Faith Vilas (Planetary Science Institute)
  • Brian Jackson (Boise State University)
  • Edgard G. Rivera-Valentin (The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory)
  • Maria Womack (University of Central Florida)

➤ Watch PSJ editor Faith Vilas talk about the journal and its first, just released Journal Impact Factor™

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