Star Map for Tuesday October 4, 1960

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 October 1960

Eastern Air Lines Flight 375, a Lockheed L-188 Electra, crashes after a bird strike on takeoff from Boston's Logan International Airport, killing 62 people (out of 72 onboard)..

Birthdate of Joe Boever, American baseball player; and Henry Worsley, English colonel and explorer (d. 2016).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Frankie Crosetti, American baseball player and coach (d. 2002); and Cahit Stk Taranc, Turkish poet and author (d. 1956).

Death of Sergey Muromtsev, Russian lawyer and politician (b. 1850).

25th anniversary

Death of Jean Béraud, French painter and academic (b. 1849); and Marie Gutheil-Schoder, German soprano, actress, and director (b. 1874).

5th 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).

4th anniversary

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

3rd anniversary

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.

2nd anniversary

The current constitution of France is adopted..

Birthdate of Barbara Kooyman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist; and Anneka Rice, Welsh radio and television host.

Death of Ida Wüst, German actress and screenwriter (b. 1884).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Chris Lowe, English singer and keyboard player; Tony Meo, English snooker player; and Hitonari Tsuji, Japanese author, composer, and director.

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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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