Star Map for Friday May 10, 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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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 10 May 1940

World War II: German fighters accidentally bomb the German city of Freiburg..

World War II: German raids on British shipping convoys and military airfields begin..

World War II: Germany invades Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg..

World War II: Winston Churchill is appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom following the resignation of Neville Chamberlain..

World War II: Invasion of Iceland by the United Kingdom..

Birthdate of Arthur Alexander, American country-soul singer-songwriter (d. 1993); and Wayne Dyer, American author and educator (d. 2015).

100th anniversary

Birthdate of Hadzhi Dimitar, Bulgarian warlord (d. 1868).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Alfred Jodl, German general (d. 1946).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Denis Thatcher, English soldier and businessman, Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 2003).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of George E. Smith, American physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate; and Pat Summerall, American football player and sportscaster (d. 2013).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Larry Williams, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (d. 1980).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Tamara Press, Ukrainian shot putter and discus thrower.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Manuel Santana, Spanish tennis player.

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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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