Expert Opinion on Astronomy and Astrophysics

Editor-in-ChiefSomaya Saad

ISSN: 2529-7813 (Online)

Journal Abbreviation: Expert Opin Astron Astrophys

Publication Frequency: irregular

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Publishing Model: Open Access

Journal no: 18G

About the Journal

The Astronomy and Astrophysics Expert Advice is an international open access journal that publishes original research papers and commentary on various fields of astronomy and astrophysics.

Recently Published Articles

Open Access Original Research Article
The motion of celestial bodies complies with conservation of angular kinetic energy
by Chen Jun
Expert Opin Astron Astrophys, 1(1). 2017.
Application of force accompany with energy consumption is the basic common sense. Based on this common sense, Newtonian mechanics system is studied according to energy transformation and conservation law. A concept of dissipation work is proposed and a ca…

Open Access Original Research Article
Alternative Refl ections on Podkletnov's Gravity Experiments
by Johann Albers
Expert Opin Astron Astrophys, 1(1). 2017.
In the 1990s Eugene Podkletnov published results of experiments which in his opinion proved the effect of gravity shielding. The present paper is concerned with the question, what results may be expected from such experiments on the basis of the "Alternat…

Open Access Original Research Article
X-ray Radiation Spectroscopy in the Cluster of Galaxies
by Gang Yan, Hongyu Gao, Baochu Ding, Jiaming Yu
Expert Opin Astron Astrophys, 1(1). 2017.
The cluster of galaxies is a very important object in the study of cosmology, and the quality of the cluster can be used to study the existence of dark matter in the cluster of galaxies. The mass distribution is also the key to determine the cosmological…

Open Access Original Research Article
Numerical simulation of white dwarf structure
by Yongyun Xia, Chengmin Ding, Shaoguang Pang
Expert Opin Astron Astrophys, 1(1). 2017.
White dwarfs are a class of cold stars, can be seen as the end of the evolution of medium-quality stars, which can be seen in the milky way. White dwarf mainly by the heavy nuclei and the corresponding electronic composition, the greater the quality, the…

Open Access Original Research Article
X-ray Radiation Spectroscopy in the Cluster of Galaxies
by Gang Yan, Hongyu Gao, Baochu Ding, Jiaming Yu
Expert Opin Astron Astrophys, 1(1). 2017.
The cluster of galaxies is a very important object in the study of cosmology, and the quality of the cluster can be used to study the existence of dark matter in the cluster of galaxies. The mass distribution is also the key to determine the cosmological…


Archiving and Indexing Road Map

Expert Opinion on Astronomy and Astrophysics aims to be indexed by world-recognized databases, for example, PubMed, Scopus and Science Citation Index (SCI). Expert Opinion on Astronomy and Astrophysics has been indexed by several world class abstracting/indexing databases:

Editorial Board


Somaya Saad, National Research Inst of Astronomy-Geophysics, Helwân Observatory, Cairo, Egypt

Editorial Board

Khaled Abdalla Edris, Al-Azhar University, Faculty of Science, Astronomy Department, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
Zainab Mohamed Awad, Department of Astronomy, Space Science, and Meteorology, Faculty of Science, Egypt
Abd El Fady Beshara Morcos, Astronomy, National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Egypt
Magdy Mahrous Elkhateeb, Astronomy, National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Egypt
Mohamed Ibrahim Nouh, Astronomy, National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Egypt
Osama Mahmoud Shalabiea, Department of Astronomy, Faculty of Science Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

Focus and Scope

Expert Opinion on Astronomy and Astrophysics is an international Open Access journal that publishes original research articles and review articles related to all areas of Astronomy and Astrophysics. This journal covers all the fields of astronomy and astrophysics, including articles in observational and theoretical astrophysics, physics of the Sun, stellar spectroscopy, radio astronomy, stellar astronomy, extragalactic astronomy, cosmology, astrochemistry, astrobiology astrometric methods and instrumentation. In addition analysis and interpretation of the observational data in different wave bands of the electromagnetic radiation produced by space satellites and observatories are welcome.

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Whioce Publishing Pte Ltd  and the Editor-in-chief invite all authors  to submit their  manuscripts to  our  newly launched  journal, Expert Opinion on Astronomy and Astrophysics, for peer review.

Posted: 2017-06-08
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