Star Map for Wednesday May 4, 1988

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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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

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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 04 May 1988

The PEPCON disaster rocks Henderson, Nevada, as tons of Space Shuttle fuel detonate during a fire..

Birthdate of Radja Nainggolan, Belgian footballer.

Death of Lillian Estelle Fisher, American historian of Spanish America (b. 1891).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Tyrone Davis, American blues and soul singer (d. 2005); Carlos Monsiváis, Mexican journalist, author, and critic (d. 2010); and Gillian Tindall, English historian and author.

Death of Kan Jigor, Japanese founder of judo (b. 1860); and Carl von Ossietzky, German journalist and activist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1889).

10th anniversary

The South African Defence Force attacks a SWAPO base at Cassinga in southern Angola, killing about 600 people..

Birthdate of Erin Andrews, American sportscaster and journalist; Igor Biscan, Croatian footballer; Brett Burton, Australian footballer; and Vladimíra Uhlíová, Czech tennis player.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Daniel Christian, Australian cricketer; Derek Roy, Canadian ice hockey player; and Robert Zwinkels, Dutch footballer.

Death of Nino Sanzogno, Italian conductor and composer (b. 1911).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Manjural Islam Rana, Bangladeshi cricketer (d. 2007); Brad Maddox, American wrestler and referee; Sarah Meier, Swiss figure skater; Montell Owens, American football player; and Kevin Slowey, American baseball player.

Death of Diana Dors, English actress (b. 1931).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Ravi Bopara, English cricketer; Anthony Fedorov, Ukrainian-born American singer and actor; Fernandinho, Brazilian footballer; and Jamie Adenuga, English MC and rapper.

Death of Fikri Sönmez, Turkish tailor and politician (b. 1938); and Clarence Wiseman, English-Canadian 10th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1907).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Devan Dubnyk, Canadian ice hockey player; and George Hill, American basketball player.

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Cesc Fàbregas, Spanish footballer.

Death of Paul Butterfield, American singer and harmonica player (b. 1942); and Cathryn Damon, American actress (b. 1930).

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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

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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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