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AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

If you think the media may be interested in the science you're presenting at the 234th AAS meeting in Missouri in June, please bring it to the attention of AAS Press Officer Rick Fienberg.

Congratulations to astronomers Natalie Batalha, Eugene Chiang, and former AAS President Debra Elmegreen, all of whom have just been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Hollis Johnson, who died on 15 April 2019. If you would like to write Dr. Johnson’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.

The preprint repository at is not letting authors post contributions to Research Notes of the AAS (RNAAS). The Society's journal editors are trying to change that.

The Galileoscope, introduced during the International Year of Astronomy 2009, will continue to be available to astronomy educators and other enthusiasts thanks to an agreement with Explore Scientific.