Simplified abbreviations of frequently used journals

AJ Astronomical Journal (the)
ARA&A Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics
AZh Astronomiceskij Zhurnal
A&A Astronomy and Astrophysics
  (Letters indicated by number)
A&AR Astronomy and Astrophysics Review (the)
A&AS Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series
Acta Astron. Acta Astronomica
Acta Astron. Sin. Acta Astronomica Sinica
Afz Astrofizica
ApJ Astrophysical Journal (the)
  (Letters indicated by number)
ApJS Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series (the)
Ap&SS Astrophysics and Space Science
Ark. Astron. Arkiv for Astronomi
Astron. Nachr. Astronomische Nachrichten
Aust. J. Phys. Australian Journal of Physics
    Astrophys. Suppl. Astrophysics Supplement
BAAS Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society
Bull. astr. Inst. Czechosl. Bulletin of the Astronomical Institutes of Czechoslovakia
C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Science
Chin. Astron. Chinese Astronomy
IAU Circ. International Astronomical Union, Circular
Icarus Icarus
Ir. Astron.  J. Irish Astronomical Journal
J. R. Astron. Soc. Can. Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
JA&A Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics
MNRAS Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Mem. R. Astron. Soc. Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society
Mem. Soc. Astron. Ital. Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana
Mitt. Astron. Ges. Mitteilungen der Astronomischen Gesellschaft
Mon. Notes Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society
    Astron. Soc. S. Afr. of Southern Africa
Nat Nature
Observatory Observatory (the)
PASJ Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan
PASP Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
PASPC Ditto, Conference Proceedings
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London, Philosophical Transactions of the
    Ser. A Royal Society of London, Series A
Proc. Astron. Soc. Aust. Proceedings of the Astronomical Society of Australia
QJRAS Quarterly Journal of the Royal
  Astronomical Society
Rev. Mex. Astron. Astrofis. Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica
Ric. Astron. Specola Vaticana Ricerche Astronomiche. Specola Vaticana
Sci Science
Sci. Am. Scientific American
Sky Telesc. Sky and Telescope
Space Sci. Rev. Space Science Reviews
SvA Soviet Astronomy


There are commands for many of the most frequently-referenced journals so that authors may use the markup rather than having to look up a particular journal's abbreviation.

\actaa Acta Astronomica \aj