Star Map for Thursday April 16, 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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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 16 April 1959

Birthdate of Alison Ramsay, English-Scottish field hockey player and lawyer.

100th anniversary

Death of Alexis de Tocqueville, French historian and philosopher, French Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1805).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Vince Hill, English singer-songwriter; Robert Stigwood, Australian producer and manager (d. 2016); Barrie Unsworth, Australian politician, 36th Premier of New South Wales; and Vicar, Chilean cartoonist (d. 2012).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Ellen Barkin, American actress; John Bowe, Australian race car driver; and Mike Zuke, Canadian ice hockey player.

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Bruce Bochy, American baseball player and manager; and Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

Death of David Kirkwood, Scottish engineer and politician (b. 1872).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of David M. Brown, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2003); T Lavitz, American keyboard player, composer, and producer (d. 2010); and Lise-Marie Morerod, Swiss skier.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Patricia De Martelaere, Belgian philosopher, author, and academic (d. 2009).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Tim Flach, English photographer and director; and Ulf Wakenius, Swedish guitarist.

Death of Rosalind Franklin, English biophysicist and academic (b. 1920).

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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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