Star Map for Wednesday August 12, 1998

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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Main product image of the Classic Star Map
A Classic Star Map in a home
Detail of text in a Classic Star Map
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 12 August 1998

100th anniversary

The Hawaiian flag is lowered from Iolani Palace in an elaborate annexation ceremony and replaced with the flag of the United States to signify the transfer of sovereignty from the Republic of Hawaii to the United States..

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Siddaramaiah, Indian lawyer and politician, 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka; and Graham J. Zellick, English academic and jurist.

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Jonathan Coachman, American basketball player, wrestler, and sportscaster; Mark Iuliano, Italian footballer and manager; and Todd Marchant, American ice hockey player and coach.

Death of Walter Rudolf Hess, Swiss physiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1881); and Karl Ziegler, German chemist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Tyson Fury, English boxer; and Matt Gillett, Australian rugby league player.

Death of Jean-Michel Basquiat, American painter (b. 1960).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Ewa Farna, Czech singer-songwriter; and Luna (singer), South Korean singer, actress and presenter.

4th anniversary

Major League Baseball players go on strike, forcing the cancellation of the 1994 World Series..

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Julio Urías, Mexican baseball player.

Death of Victor Ambartsumian, Georgian-Armenian astrophysicist and academic (b. 1908); and Mark Gruenwald, American author and illustrator (b. 1953).

1st anniversary

Death of Jack Delano, American photographer and composer (b. 1914).

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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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