Star Map for Monday August 20, 1956

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

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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 20 August 1956

Birthdate of Joan Allen, American actress; Alvin Greenidge, Barbadian cricketer; and Desmond Swayne, English soldier and politician, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household.

100th anniversary

Birthdate of Jakub Bart-išinski, German poet and playwright (d. 1909).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Bunny Austin, English tennis player (d. 2000); and Vidrik Rootare, Estonian chess player (d. 1981).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Don King, American boxing promoter.

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Mufaddal Saifuddin, 53rd Da'i al-Mutlaq of Fatimid Caliphate ; Henryk Broder, Polish-German journalist and author; Connie Chung, American journalist; Laurent Fabius, French politician, 158th Prime Minister of France; Ralf Hütter, German singer and keyboard player; and N. R. Narayana Murthy, Indian businessman, co-founded Infosys.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of DeForest Soaries, American minister and politician, 30th Secretary of State of New Jersey.

Death of zzettin Çallar, Turkish general (b. 1882).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of John Emburey, English cricketer and coach; Doug Fieger, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2010); John Hiatt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist; and Ric Menello, American director and screenwriter (d. 2013).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Gerry Bertier, American football player (d. 1981); Peter Horton, American actor and director; Mike Jackson, American politician; Jim Trenton, American radio host and actor; and Leroy Burgess, American singer, songwriter, keyboard player, recording artist, and record producer.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Quinn Buckner, American basketball player and coach; Tawn Mastrey, American radio host and producer (d. 2007); and Al Roker, American news anchor, television personality, and author.

1st anniversary

Battle of Philippeville: In Morocco, a force of Berbers from the Atlas Mountains region of Algeria raid two rural settlements and kill 77 French nationals..

Birthdate of Agnes Chan, Hong Kong singer and author; and Janet Royall, Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, English politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.

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