Star Map for Tuesday September 3, 1940

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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Detail of constellations in a Classic Star Map
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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

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 03 September 1940

Birthdate of Frank Duffy, English architect; Pauline Collins, English actress; Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist and author (d. 2015); and Brian Lochore, New Zealand rugby player and coach.

100th anniversary

Birthdate of Jacob Christian Fabricius, Danish composer (d. 1919).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Knut Nystedt, Norwegian organist and composer (d. 2014); and Memphis Slim, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1988).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Cherry Wilder, New Zealand author and poet (d. 2002).

5th anniversary

Sir Malcolm Campbell reaches a speed of 304.331 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, becoming the first person to drive an automobile over 300 mph..

Birthdate of Helmut Clasen, German-Canadian motorcycle racer.

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisian soldier and politician, 2nd President of Tunisia; and Pilar Pallete, Peruvian-American actress.

Death of Nikita Balieff, Armenian-Russian puppeteer and director (b. 1876).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Liliane Ackermann, Jewish-French microbiologist, community leader, writer, and lecturer (d. 2007); Sarah Bradford, English historian and author; Caryl Churchill, English-Canadian playwright; Richard MacCormac, English architect, founded MJP Architects (d. 2014); and Ryji Noyori, Japanese chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate.

1st anniversary

World War II: France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia declare war on Germany after the invasion of Poland, forming the Allies..

World War II: The United Kingdom and France begin a naval blockade of Germany that lasts until the end of the war. This also marks the beginning of the Battle of the Atlantic..

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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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