Star Map for Sunday August 5, 1956

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 05 August 1956

Birthdate of Christopher Chessun, English bishop; and Jerry Ciccoritti, Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter.

50th anniversary

Persian Constitutional Revolution: Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, King of Iran, agrees to convert the government to a constitutional monarchy..

Birthdate of Joan Hickson, English actress (d. 1998); John Huston, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1987); and Wassily Leontief, German-American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1999).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Tom Hafey, Australian footballer and coach (d. 2014).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Bruce Coslet, American football player and coach; Rick van der Linden, Dutch keyboard player and songwriter (d. 2006); Bob McCarthy, Australian rugby league player and coach; Erika Slezak, American actress; and Xavier Trias, Spanish pediatrician and politician, 118th Mayor of Barcelona.

Death of Wilhelm Marx, German lawyer and politician, 17th Chancellor of Germany (b. 1863).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Samantha Sang, Australian pop singer.

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Tamás Faragó, Hungarian water polo player; John Jarratt, Australian actor and producer; and Louis Walsh, Irish talent manager.

Death of Sameera Moussa, Egyptian physicist and academic (b. 1917).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Rick Mahler, American baseball player and coach (d. 2005).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Eddie Ojeda, American guitarist and songwriter.

Death of Carmen Miranda, Portuguese-Brazilian actress and singer (b. 1909).

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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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