Star Map for Tuesday March 5, 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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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 March 1940

Six high-ranking members of Soviet politburo, including Joseph Stalin, sign an order for the execution of 25,700 Polish intelligentsia, including 14,700 Polish POWs, in what will become known as the Katyn massacre..

Birthdate of Tom Butler, English bishop; Ken Irvine, Australian rugby league player (d. 1990); Graham McRae, New Zealand race car driver; and Sepp Piontek, German footballer and manager.

Death of Cai Yuanpei, Chinese philosopher and academic (b. 1868).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Henry Hicks, Canadian academic and politician, 16th Premier of Nova Scotia (d. 1990); and Laurent Schwartz, French mathematician and academic (d. 2002).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of John Ashley, Canadian ice hockey player and referee (d. 2008); and Del Crandall, American baseball player and manager.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Letizia Battaglia, Italian photographer and journalist; Philip K. Chapman, Australian-American astronaut and engineer; and Paul Sand, American actor.

Death of Roque Ruaño, Spanish priest and engineer (b. 1877).

4th anniversary

First flight of K5054, the first prototype Supermarine Spitfire advanced monoplane fighter aircraft in the United Kingdom..

Birthdate of Canaan Banana, Zimbabwean minister and politician, 1st President of Zimbabwe (d. 2003); Dale Douglass, American golfer; and Dean Stockwell, American actor.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigerian general and politician, 5th President of Nigeria.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Paul Evans, American singer-songwriter and guitarist; Lynn Margulis, American biologist and academic (d. 2011); and Fred Williamson, American football player, actor, director, producer, and screenwriter.

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Samantha Eggar, English actress; Tony Rundle, Australian politician, 40th Premier of Tasmania; Benyamin Sueb, Indonesian actor and comedian (d. 1995); Peter Woodcock, Canadian serial killer (d. 2010); and Pierre Wynants, Belgian chef.

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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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