Journal for the History of Astronomy
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|J. Hist. Astron.|
|Discipline||History and philosophy of science|
|Edited by||Michael Hoskin|
SAGE Publications (UK)
Journal for the History of Astronomy (JHA) is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of History of Astronomy. The journal's Editor is Michael Hoskin, (Cambridge University). It has been in publication since 1970 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.
From 1979 to 2002, Archaeoastronomy was published as a supplement to JHA, but was incorporated into JHA in 2003.
Abstracting and indexing
Journal for the History of Astronomy is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2012 impact factor is 0.326, ranking it 39 out of 58 journals in the category ‘History & Philosophy of Science’.