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Earth, Moon, and Planets is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, published approximately ten times per year by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1969 under the title The Moon, was known as The Moon and the Planets from 1978 to 1983, and was first published under the current title in February 1984. The editor-in-chief is Murthy S. Gudipati (Caltech and JPL). The journal's main focus is on research about the Solar System. Besides original research articles, Earth, Moon, and Planets publishes conference proceedings, review articles, book reviews, and special issues.[1][2][3]

Earth, Moon, and Planets  
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DisciplinePlanetary science
Edited byG.B. Valsecchi, and M.S. Gudipati
Publication details
Former name(s)
The Moon, The Moon and the Planets
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
Earth Moon Planets
ISSN0167-9295 (print)
1573-0794 (web)
OCLC no.10610068

Aims and scopeEdit

Earth, Moon, and Planets focuses on original research articles on formation of stars and planets, evolution of the Solar System including its origin, and the evolution of extra-solar systems including their origins. The focus also includes asteroids, comets, meteoroids, and near-Earth objects, Earth impact hazards, the Solar System-Earth relationship, and related topics. Research coverage encompasses physical and chemical properties of the above-mentioned celestial bodies, and their related chaotic behavior.[1]

Abstracting and indexingEdit


  1. ^ a b c "About this journal". Springer. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-11.
  2. ^ "Editorial Board". Springer. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-11.
  3. ^ a b "CAS Source Index (CASSI)". American Chemical Society. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-11.