Star Map for Friday August 6, 1948

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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 06 August 1948

Birthdate of William McCrea, Northern Irish politician.

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Jess Collins, American painter (d. 2004); and Paul Hellyer, Canadian engineer and politician, 16th Canadian Minister of Defence.

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Paul Bartel, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2000); Peter Bonerz, American actor and director; and Bert Yancey, American golfer (d. 1994).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Jon Postel, American computer scientist and academic (d. 1998).

4th anniversary

The Warsaw Uprising occurs on August 1. It is brutally suppressed and all able-bodied men in Kraków are detained afterwards to prevent a similar uprising, the Kraków Uprising, that was planned but never carried out..

Birthdate of Inday Badiday, Filipino journalist and actress (d. 2003); Michael Mingos, English chemist and academic; and Martin Wharton, English bishop.

3rd anniversary

World War II: Hiroshima, Japan is devastated when the atomic bomb "Little Boy" is dropped by the United States B-29 Enola Gay. Around 70,000 people are killed instantly, and some tens of thousands die in subsequent years from burns and radiation poisoning..

Birthdate of Ron Jones, English director and production manager (d. 1993).

Death of Richard Bong, American soldier and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1920); and Hiram Johnson, American lawyer and politician, 23rd Governor of California (b. 1866).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Allan Holdsworth, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 2017).

Death of Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player and coach (b. 1903).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Radhia Cousot, French computer scientist and academic; and Tony Dell, English-Australian cricketer and soldier.

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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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