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Astronomy & Astrophysics (A&A)

A major international journal that publishes results of worldwide astronomical and astrophysical research.

Editor-in-Chief: T. Forveille
Letters Editor-in-Chief: J. Alves
Managing Editor: C. Bertout

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ISSN (Print Edition): 0004-6361
ISSN (Electronic Edition): 1432-0746
Frequency: 12 volumes per year
Published by: EDP Sciences

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    Vol. 577 (May 2015) (current volume)

    (1) A simulation of the Milky Way and Andromeda (Scannapieco, C., et al., 577, A3)
    (2) Scattered light images of the debris disk around HR 4796 (Milli, J., et al., 577, A57)
    (3) Vertical flow associated with Alfvén waves in a solar magnetic flux tube (Murawski, K., et al., 577, A126)

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    Vol. 576 (April 2015)

    (1) ALMA [CII] image of a lensed galaxy at redshift 2 (Schaerer, D., et al., 576, L2)
    (2) Dust density field in two hydro galaxy simulations (Saftly, W., et al., 576, A31)
    (3) VIMOS spectra of ~10 000 galaxies ordered by redshift, going back 13 Gyr (Le Fèvre , O., et al., 576, A79)
    (4) Galaxy properties from CALIFA imaging spectroscopy (García-Benito, R., et al., 576, A135)

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    Vol. 575 (March 2015)

    (1) Stellar wind near the black hole candidate Cygnus X-1 (Čechura, J., & Hadrava, P., 575, A5)
    (2) The VISTA telescope at sunset (photo: G. Hudepohl/ESO) (Sutherland, W., et al., 575, A25)
    (3) ~500 Myr galaxies in Hubble Frontier Field MACSJ0416 (Laporte, N., et al., 575, A92)
    (4) Wound-up magnetic field lines in a differentially rotating stellar radiative zone (Jouve, L., et al., 575, A106)

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    Vol. 574 (February 2015)

    (1) Mg II k formation height in a solar radiative MHD simulation (Pereira, T.M.D., & Uitenbroek, H., 574, A3)
    (2) Kelvin-Helmholtz instability on CME imaged by SDO (Zhelyazkov, I., et al., 574, A55)
    (3) Simulated Gaia astrometry of the Tycho-2 stars (Michalik, D., et al., 574, A115)
    (4) Helix Nebula. Top left to bottom right: PACS 70, 160, SPIRE 250, 350, 500 µm, and NASA/JPL-Caltech image with Herschel region in white contour (van de Steene, G. C., et al., 574, A134)