Star Map for Friday October 4, 1957

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 planets in a Classic Star Map
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 04 October 1957

Space Race: Launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth..

Birthdate of Bill Fagerbakke, American actor; Yngve Moe, Norwegian bass player and songwriter (d. 2013); and Russell Simmons, American businessman, founded Def Jam Recordings and Phat Farm.

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Alain Daniélou, French-Swiss historian and academic (d. 1994).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Julien Clerc, French singer-songwriter and pianist; Jim Fielder, American bass player; and Ann Widdecombe, English politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Health.

Death of Max Planck, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1858).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Anita DeFrantz, American rower and sports administrator; Jody Stephens, American rock drummer (Big Star; Golden Smog); and Zinha Vaz, Bissau-Guinean women's rights activist and politician.

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Gil Moore, Canadian singer-songwriter, drummer, and producer; and Andreas Vollenweider, Swiss harp player.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of John Rutherford, Scottish rugby player; and Jorge Valdano, Argentinian footballer, coach, and manager.

Death of Alexander Papagos, Greek general and politician, 152nd Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1883).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Lesley Glaister, English author and playwright; Charlie Leibrandt, American baseball player; Sherri Turner, American golfer; and Christoph Waltz, Austrian-German actor.

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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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