Star Map for Tuesday April 9, 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

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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 09 April 1940

World War II: Operation Weserübung: Germany invades Denmark and Norway..

Vidkun Quisling seizes power in Norway..

Birthdate of Hans-Joachim Reske, German sprinter; and Jim Roberts, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (d. 2015).

Death of Mrs. Patrick Campbell, English actress (b. 1865).

500th anniversary

Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark..

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Daniel Johnson, Sr., Canadian lawyer and politician, 20th Premier of Quebec (d. 1968).

Death of Raymond Whittindale, English rugby player (b. 1883).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Nathaniel Branden, Canadian-American psychotherapist and author (d. 2014); F. Albert Cotton, American chemist and academic (d. 2007); and Wallace McCain, Canadian businessman, founded McCain Foods (d. 2011).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Aulis Sallinen, Finnish composer and academic; and Avery Schreiber, American actor and comedian (d. 2002).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Jerzy Maksymiuk, Polish pianist, composer, and conductor; and Valerie Solanas, American radical feminist author, attempted murderer (d. 1988).

Death of Ferdinand Tönnies, German sociologist and philosopher (b. 1855).

3rd anniversary

The Kamikaze arrives at Croydon Airport in London. It is the first Japanese-built aircraft to fly to Europe..

Birthdate of Simon Brown, Baron Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, English lieutenant, lawyer, and judge; Marty Krofft, Canadian screenwriter and producer; and Valerie Singleton, English television and radio host.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian businessman and politician, 30th Prime Minister of Russia (d. 2010).

1st anniversary

Marian Anderson sings at the Lincoln Memorial, after being denied the right to sing at the Daughters of the American Revolution's Constitution Hall..

Birthdate of Michael Learned, American actress.

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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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