How to Submit an Article to the JAAVSO

The Journal of the American Association of Variable Star Observers is published by the American Association of Variable Star Observers, 49 Bay State Rd., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA. JAAVSO is sent to all AAVSO members and subscribers.

In order to speed the dissemination of scientific results, papers that have been accepted for publication in JAAVSO will also be posted on the internet on the Articles Accepted for Publication in JAAVSO page as soon as the reviewing and editing process has been completed (at this point the paper has been accepted in its final form). These papers may be referenced as J. Amer. Assoc. Var. Star Obs., in press, until they appear in JAAVSO.

Authors are encouraged to read the IAU resolution regarding magnitude systems

Instructions for Submitting an Article

All manuscripts should be written in a style designed to provide clear expositions of the topic. Contributors are strongly encouraged to submit digitized text in Latex+postscript, MS Word, or plain-text format. Manuscripts may be mailed electronically to or submitted by postal mail to JAAVSO, 49 Bay State Rd., Cambridge, MA 02138. If your submission is not acknowledged in a timely fashion, please send a follow-up message. Email submissions and correspondence should have "JAAVSO" at the beginning of the subject line.

Detailed instructions for authors, including a template that may be used to construct your manuscript, may be found here.