an irregularly issued publication of the Bureau of Astronomical Information of the Astronomical Council of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
Astronomicheskii tsirkuliar is designed for the rapid dissemination of information on astronomical discoveries, observations, and so forth and for the brief exposition of important theoretical works. It was founded in 1940 in Leningrad. Beginning in 1943 it was published in Kazan, and since 1954 it has been published in Moscow. By February 1970, 551 issues of Astronomicheskii tsirkuliar had been published.