Star Map for Wednesday August 17, 1988

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.

CLASSIC STAR MAP
NIGHT SKY STAR MAP
PERSONALIZED SKY MAP FOR KIDS - LITTLE STAR
ROMANTIC CUSTOM STAR MAP - BOUQUET
Main product image of the Classic Star Map
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
A graphic depicting the three available sizes: 11x14, 16x20 and 18x24

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We have been making the original premium star maps since 2005. Learn more about our history.

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.

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CLASSIC STAR MAP
NIGHT SKY STAR MAP
PERSONALIZED SKY MAP FOR KIDS - LITTLE STAR
ROMANTIC CUSTOM STAR MAP - BOUQUET

Black Ultramarine Arctic blue Chocolate Mulberry


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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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On 17 August 1988

President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash..

Birthdate of Natalie Sandtorv, Norwegian singer-songwriter; Jihadi John, Kuwaiti-British member of ISIS (d. 2015); and Erika Toda, Japanese actress.

Death of Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, Pakistani general and politician, 6th President of Pakistan (b. 1924); Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr., American lawyer and politician (b. 1914); and Victoria Shaw, Australian-American actress (b. 1935).

100th anniversary

Birthdate of Monty Woolley, American actor, raconteur, and pundit (d. 1963).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Theodoros Pangalos, Greek lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Greece.

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Jon Gruden, American football player, coach, and sportscaster.

10th anniversary

Double Eagle II becomes first balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean when it lands in Miserey, France near Paris, 137 hours after leaving Presque Isle, Maine..

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Dustin Pedroia, American baseball player.

Death of Ira Gershwin, American songwriter (b. 1896).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Dee Brown, American basketball player; Oksana Domnina, Russian ice dancer; and Garrett Wolfe, American football player.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Yu Aoi, Japanese actress and model.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Rudy Gay, American basketball player; and Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player.

1st anniversary

Death of Gary Chester, Italian drummer and educator (b. 1924); Rudolf Hess, German soldier and politician (b. 1894); and Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor and screenwriter (b. 1929).

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