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What would those in the know like others understand about astronomy? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

One of our Faves and it’s Free!
The Evening Sky Map (@skymaps) is a monthly guide to the night sky suitable for all sky watchers.

In the Sky
in-the-sky.org@intheskyorg
May 16 Lunar Eclipse

Great Observatories Mission and Technology Maturation Program
Pathways to Discovery in Astronomy and Astrophysics for the 2020sPDF
spacepolicyonline.com
aerospaceamerica.aiaa.org

Headlines
Meet Henrietta Leavitt, the 1900s astronomer who expanded our universe – Vox
Astronomers Get Their Wish, and a Cosmic Crisis Gets Worse
An alien comet from another star is soaring through our solar system
New evidence that all stars are born in pairs
Biggest telescope may switch location
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/06/grand-tour-of-the-future/488909
Prehistoric tombs may have doubled as star-gazing observatories
http://earthsky.org/space/astronomical-phenomena-events-for-this-year
The Population of Space
The spacecraft, the shirt, and the scandal

Twitter
@SkyandTelescope
@apod
@skymaps
@NoisyAstronomer
@LRO_NASA
@MarsCuriosity
@drspacejunk
@DrVonBraun
@DrFunkySpoon
@intheskyorg
@wierzchoskacpe

Deep Sky Dude
deepskydude.comFacebookYouTube@DeepSkyDude

Stellarium
stellarium.org
stellarium-web.org
Wikipedia

System Sounds
system-sounds.com

Apps
A galaxy of suns
A galaxy of suns – Horizon Festival

Elsewhere on the web
skyandtelescope.com
minorplanetcenter.net
Meteoritics and Planetary Science
International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA)

AAS
aas.org
aas235

Embedded Tweets

Wikipedia
Astronomy
Proplyd
Tidal locking

Planeta.com

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