Star Map for Sunday September 17, 1939

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

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 17 September 1939

World War II: The Soviet Union joins Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland during the Polish Defensive War of 1939..

World War II: German submarine U-29 sinks the British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous..

Birthdate of Carl Dennis, American poet and educator; Shelby Flint, American singer-songwriter and voice actress; and David Souter, American lawyer and jurist.

200th anniversary

Birthdate of John Rutledge, American judge and politician, 2nd Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1800).

25th anniversary

Andrew Fisher becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time..

World War I: The Race to the Sea begins..

Birthdate of Thomas J. Bata, Czech-Canadian businessman (d. 2008); William Grut, Swedish pentathlete (d. 2012); and Shin Kanemaru, Japanese politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1996).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Sil Austin, American saxophonist (d. 2001); David Craig, Baron Craig of Radley, Northern Irish air marshal and politician; and Stirling Moss, English race car driver and sportscaster.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Maureen Connolly, American tennis player (d. 1969).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Ken Kesey, American novelist, essayist, and poet (d. 2001).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Gerald Guralnik, American physicist and academic (d. 2014); and Michael Hennagin, American composer and educator (d. 1993).

Death of Ettie Annie Rout, New Zealand author and activist (b. 1877).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Nigel Boocock, English-Australian motorcycle racer (d. 2015); Orlando Cepeda, Puerto Rican-American baseball player; and Sitakant Mahapatra, Indian poet and literary critic.

Death of Walter Dubislav, German logician and philosopher of science, Vienna circle member (b. 1895).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Paul Benedict, American actor (d. 2008); Perry Robinson, American clarinet player and composer; and Bobby Wine, American baseball player and coach.

Death of Bruno Jasieski, Polish poet and author (b. 1901).

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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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