The Astrophysical Journal Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to The Astrophysical Journal citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in The Astrophysical Journal.

How to do citations in The Astrophysical Journal style?
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How do you cite a book in the The Astrophysical Journal referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in The Astrophysical Journal using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000, Title (Edition; City: Publisher)
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
The Astrophysical Journal citation:
Rowling, J. K. 1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1st ed.; London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc)
And an in-text citation book citation in The Astrophysical Journal looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the The Astrophysical Journal citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in The Astrophysical Journal format?

Here’s a The Astrophysical Journal journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000, Container, Volume (Journal Name), URL
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in The Astrophysical Journal:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. 2007, 18 (Food Quality and Preference), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in The Astrophysical Journal style?

Here’s an The Astrophysical Journal example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000 (Publisher), https://www.example.com
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008 (The Guardian), https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video The Astrophysical Journal

Here’s a The Astrophysical Journal citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000, YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video The Astrophysical Journal?
Pixar. 2015, YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using The Astrophysical Journal referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in The Astrophysical Journal.
Lastname, F. 2000 (Publisher), http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in The Astrophysical Journal using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018 (WBEZ Radio), https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using The Astrophysical Journal referencing style?

An example song citation in The Astrophysical Journal.
Lastname, F. 2000, Album, http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in The Astrophysical Journal:
The Beatles. 1969, Abbey Road, https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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