Astrophysical Bulletin

Astrofizicheskii Byulleten

ISSN PRINT: 1990-3413
ISSN ONLINE: 1990-3421


Astrophysical Bulletin (Astrofizicheskii Byulleten’) publishes the results of original research in various areas of modern astronomy and astrophysics, including observational and theoretical astrophysics, physics of the Sun, radioastronomy, stellar astronomy, extragalactic astronomy, cosmology, and astronomy methods and instrumentation.

Astrophysical Bulletin is abstracted and/or indexed in:
Academic OneFile, Astrophysics Data System (ADS), CSA, EBSCO, Expanded Academic, Google Scholar, INSPEC, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, OCLC, SCImago, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Simbad Astronomical Database, Summon by ProQuest.


Astrofizicheskii Byulleten’
Special Astrophysical Observatory of RAS Nizhnii Arkhyz, Zelenchukskaya region, Karachaevo-Cherkesia, 369167 Russia.
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Editorial Board


Yuri Yu. Balega
Corresponding Member of the RAS Special Astrophysical Observatory, RAS, Nizhnii Arkhyz, Russia


Iosif I. Romanyuk


Natalia F. Voikhanskaya


V.L. Afanasiev, G.M. Beskin, S.N. Fabrika, I.D. Karachentsev, S.V. Karpov, V.G. Klochkova, A.V. Moiseev, V.E. Panchuk, V.V. Sokolov, O.V. Verkhodanov


A.A. Boyarchuk, Institute of Astronomy, RAS, Moscow, Russia; A.M. Cherepashchuk, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia; R. Foy, Observatoire de Lyon, France; Yu.N. Gnedin, Pulkovo Observatory, RAS, St. Petersburg, Russia; N.S. Kardashov, Space Research Institute, RAS, Moscow, Russia; J.D. Landstreet, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; Yu.N. Parijskij, Special Astrophysical Observatory, RAS, Nizhnii Arkhyz, Russia; N.E. Piskunov, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; N.A. Sakhibullin, Kazan State University, Kazan, Russia; B.M. Shustov, Institute of Astronomy, RAS, Moscow, Russia; D.A. Varshalovich, Ioffe Physicotechnical Institute, RAS, St. Petersburg, Russia; G. Weigelt, Max-Plank Institut fur Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany; V.V. Zheleznyakov, Institute of Applied Physics, RAS, Nizhni Novgorod, Russia.


Dmitry O. Kudryavtsev

Editor of the English translation:

Dmitry O. Kudryavtsev

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2016, Volume 71 (4 issues)

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