Star Map for Tuesday October 9, 2012

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 October 2012

Members of the Pakistani Taliban make a failed attempt to assassinate an outspoken schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai..

Death of Sammi Kane Kraft, American actress (b. 1992); Kenny Rollins, American basketball player (b. 1923); and Harris Savides, American cinematographer (b. 1957).

200th anniversary

War of 1812: In a naval engagement on Lake Erie, American forces capture two British ships: HMS Detroit and HMS Caledonia..

50th anniversary

Uganda becomes an independent Commonwealth realm..

Birthdate of Jorge Burruchaga, Argentinian footballer and manager; Paul Radisich, New Zealand race car driver; Hugh Robertson, English soldier and politician, Minister for Sport and the Olympics; and nokuni Yasushi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 62nd Yokozuna.

Death of Milan Vidmar, Slovenian chess player and engineer (b. 1885).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Samantha Murray, English tennis player; and Bill Walker, American basketball player.

Death of Clare Boothe Luce, American author, playwright, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Italy (b. 1903); and William P. Murphy, American physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892).

10th anniversary

Death of Sopubek Begaliev, Kyrgyzstani economist and politician (b. 1931); and Charles Guggenheim, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1924).

5th anniversary

Death of Enrico Banducci, American businessman, founded hungry i (b. 1922); and Carol Bruce, American actress and singer (b. 1919).

3rd anniversary

First lunar impact of the Centaur and LCROSS spacecrafts as part of NASA's Lunar Precursor Robotic Program..

Death of Stuart M. Kaminsky, American author and educator (b. 1934); John Daido Loori, American Zen Buddhist monastic and teacher (b. 1931); and Horst Szymaniak, German footballer (b. 1934).

2nd anniversary

Death of Maurice Allais, French economist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911).

1st anniversary

Death of Pavel Karelin, Russian ski jumper (b. 1989).

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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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