Open Access Sunspot Journals

A list of Open Access Sunspot journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Sunspot is temporary phenomena on the photosphere of the Sun that appear visibly as dark spots compared to surrounding region

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

We hope this list of Sunspot OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Sunspot manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Sunspot journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than just the top hits Sunspot journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Sunspot journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Sunspot venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.


All the open access Sunspot journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Sunspot OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Sunspot Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Living Reviews in Solar Physics1614-4961Springer Nature921418122.8Website
International journal of astronomy2169-8848Scientific and Academic Publishing94222.2
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access is an international movement that aims to provide free and open online access to academic information, such as publications and data
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you are looking for an author or journal article, you can type it in the name, title, or DOI in the search box above to see more results. If you want to see a similar list to this one, take a look on OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
That's exactly why we made these lists, so you can find a journal that will publish your paper. We at OA.mg don't offer publishing services.
What is an APC?
Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, b) Hybrid Open Access, c) Green Open Access, d) Bronze Open Access, e) Diamond Open Access, or f) Black Open Access