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Call for Submissions

The CAPjournal is an IAU publication published twice a year. It is a free peer-reviewed journal for astronomy communicators, available online and in print.

CAPjournal’s emphasis is on science communication (not education). Keep in mind that CAPj readers are communicators first, and educators second (if at all).

General Submissions

Submissions for general issues are preliminary accepted on an ongoing basis. Final acceptance is made when the article is assigned to an issue by the editorial board. Please submit a summary (max. 200 words) to for consideration.

Selected articles will be contacted for full submission. Please note, however, that we cannot guarantee that positive comments on an abstract will lead to acceptance of the submitted paper.

If abstracts or papers received are similar, the editors will confer with authors and take appropriate actions.

Special Issue Submissions

Special issues will follow specific guidelines and due dates. Upcoming special issues include:

There are currently no upcoming special issues.

The same policies for the general submissions otherwise apply to the special issue submissions.

For further information please contact:

Lina Canas
IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach