Star Map for Tuesday August 11, 1959

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 11 August 1959

Sheremetyevo International Airport, the second-largest airport in Russia, opens..

Birthdate of Gustavo Cerati, Argentinian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2014); Yoshiaki Murakami, Japanese businessman; Taraki Sivaram, Sri Lankan journalist and author (d. 2005); Richard Scudamore, English businessman; and László Szlávics, Jr., Hungarian sculptor.

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Yji Koseki, Japanese composer (d. 1989); and Uku Masing, Estonian philosopher and theologian (d. 1985).

25th anniversary

The first civilian prisoners arrive at the Federal prison on Alcatraz Island..

Birthdate of Bob Hepple, South African lawyer and academic (d. 2015).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Eric Carmen, American singer-songwriter and guitarist; Tim Hutchinson, American lawyer and politician; and Ian Charleson, Scottish-English actor and singer (d. 1990).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Bryan Bassett, American guitarist; Vance Heafner, American golfer and coach (d. 2012); Joe Jackson, English singer-songwriter and musician; Tarmo Rüütli, Estonian footballer, coach, and manager; and Yashpal Sharma, Indian cricketer and umpire.

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Marc Bureau, Canadian politician, 16th Mayor of Gatineau; and Sylvia Hermon, Northern Irish academic and politician.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Pierre-Louis Lions, French mathematician and academic.

Death of Jackson Pollock, American painter (b. 1912).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Ian Stuart Donaldson, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1993).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Steven Pokere, New Zealand rugby player; and Jah Wobble, English singer-songwriter and bass 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

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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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