Star Map for Friday April 17, 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 17 April 1959

Birthdate of Sean Bean, English actor; Jimmy Mann, Canadian ice hockey player; and Li Meisu, Chinese shot putter.

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Alain Poher, French politician, President of France (d. 1996).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Don Kirshner, American songwriter and producer (d. 2011); and Peter Morris, Australian-English surgeon and academic.

10th anniversary

At midnight 26 Irish counties officially leave the British Commonwealth. A 21-gun salute on O'Connell Bridge, Dublin, ushers in the Republic of Ireland..

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Riccardo Patrese, Italian race car driver; Roddy Piper, Canadian professional wrestler and actor (d. 2015); and Michael Sembello, American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Death of Lucreiu Ptrcanu, Romanian lawyer and politician, Romanian Minister of Justice (b. 1900).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Todd Lickliter, American basketball player and coach; Pete Shelley, English singer-songwriter and guitarist; and Mike Stroud, English physician and explorer.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Colin Tyre, Lord Tyre, Scottish lawyer and judge.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Teri Austin, Canadian actress; Afrika Bambaataa, American disc jockey; Nick Hornby, English novelist, essayist, lyricist, and screenwriter; Julia Macur, English lawyer and judge; and Frank McDonough, British historian.

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Laslo Babits, Canadian javelin thrower (d. 2013).

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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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