Star Map for Saturday May 2, 1959

Get a map of the sky — with thousands of stars, the planets, the Sun and the Moon — as seen from a location and at a time of your choice.

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Main product image of the Classic Star Map
A Classic Star Map in a home
Detail of text in a Classic Star Map
Detail of planets in a Classic Star Map
Detail of constellations in a Classic Star Map
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We have been making the original premium star maps since 2005. Learn more about our history.

The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

Your custom poster is beautifully printed on high-quality 260gsm Fine Art paper, with archival-quality UV-resistant inks. Colors will not fade over time when exposed to light.

Available sizes: 11x14", 16x20" or 18x24", 40x50cm or 50x70 cm, standard sizes so you will always find a frame that you like and that fits.

On 02 May 1959

Birthdate of Alan Best, Canadian animator, director, and producer; and Tony Wakeford, English singer-songwriter and guitarist.

100th anniversary

Birthdate of Jerome K. Jerome, English author and playwright (d. 1927).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Teddy Stauffer, Swiss bandleader, musician, and actor (d. 1991).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Manfred Durniok, German film producer, director and screenwriter (d. 2003).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Alan Titchmarsh, English gardener and author; and Alfons Schuhbeck, German celebrity chef, author and businessman.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Elliot Goldenthal, American composer and conductor; Dawn Primarolo, English politician; and Stephen Venables, English mountaineer and author.

4th anniversary

Tennessee Williams wins the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof..

Birthdate of Willie Miller, Scottish footballer; and Donatella Versace, Italian fashion designer.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Régis Labeaume, Canadian businessman and politician, 41st Mayor of Quebec City.

2nd anniversary

Death of Joseph McCarthy, American captain, lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1908).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Yasushi Akimoto, Japanese songwriter and producer; Stanislav Levý, Czech footballer and manager; and David O'Leary, English-Irish footballer and manager.

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

These are the same high-resolution JPEG files that we use for our printing: with them, a professional print-shop will be able to produce an outstanding quality print.

You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 21.6x27.9cm to 50x70cm. You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 8.5x11" to 18x24".

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