Star Map for Saturday May 16, 2015

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 16 May 2015

Death of Prashant Bhargava, American director and producer (b. 1973); Moshe Levinger, Israeli rabbi and author (b. 1935); and Flora MacNeil, Scottish Gaelic singer (b. 1928).

100th anniversary

Birthdate of Mario Monicelli, Italian director and screenwriter (d. 2010).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Krist Novoselic, American bass player, songwriter, author, and activist; and Tanel Tammet, Estonian computer scientist, engineer, and academic.

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Amanda Carreras, Gibraltarian tennis player; Thomas Brodie-Sangster, English actor; Darko Šarovi, Serbian sprinter; and Omar Strong, American basketball player.

Death of Sammy Davis Jr., American singer, dancer, and actor (b. 1925); and Jim Henson, American puppeteer, director, producer, and screenwriter, created The Muppets (b. 1936).

10th anniversary

Kuwait permits women's suffrage in a 35–23 National Assembly vote..

Death of Andrew Goodpaster, American general (b. 1915).

5th anniversary

Death of Ronnie James Dio, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1942); and Hank Jones, American pianist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1918).

4th anniversary

STS-134 (ISS assembly flight ULF6), launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the 25th and final flight for Space Shuttle Endeavour..

Death of Ralph Barker, English author (b. 1917); Bob Davis, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1928); Edward Hardwicke, English actor (b. 1932); and Kiyoshi Kodama, Japanese actor (b. 1934).

3rd anniversary

Death of Patricia Aakhus, American author and academic (b. 1952); James Abdnor, American soldier and politician, 30th Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota (b. 1923); Chuck Brown, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1936); Ernie Chan, Filipino-American illustrator (b. 1940); and Kevin Hickey, American baseball player (b. 1956).

2nd anniversary

Death of Angelo Errichetti, American politician (b. 1928); Bryan Illerbrun, Canadian football player (b. 1957); Frankie Librán, Puerto Rican-American baseball player (b. 1948); Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1933); Dick Trickle, American race car driver (b. 1941); and Bernard Waber, American author and illustrator (b. 1921).

1st anniversary

Twelve people are killed in two explosions in the Gikomba market area of Nairobi, Kenya..

Death of Chris Duckworth, Zimbabwean-South African cricketer (b. 1933); Vito Favero, Italian cyclist (b. 1932); Bud Hollowell, American baseball player and manager (b. 1943); and Clyde Snow, American anthropologist and author (b. 1928).

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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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