Star Map for Saturday September 26, 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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On 26 September 1959

Typhoon Vera, the strongest typhoon to hit Japan in recorded history, makes landfall, killing 4,580 people and leaving nearly 1.6 million others homeless..

Birthdate of Andrew Bolt, Australian journalist; Trevor Dodds, Namibian golfer; Rich Gedman, American baseball player and coach; and Ilya Kormiltsev, Russian poet and translator (d. 2007).

Death of S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (b. 1899); Leslie Morshead, Australian general (b. 1889); and Teodor Ussisoo, Estonian furniture designer and educator (b. 1878).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Bill France, Sr., American race car driver, founded NASCAR (d. 1992); and A. P. Hamann, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician (d. 1977).

25th anniversary

Steamship RMS Queen Mary is launched..

Birthdate of Neil Coles, English golfer and architect.

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Clodoaldo, Brazilian footballer and manager; Wendy Saddington, Australian singer and journalist (d. 2013); Jane Smiley, American novelist; and Minette Walters, English journalist and author.

5th anniversary

Japanese rail ferry Tya Maru sinks during a typhoon in the Tsugaru Strait, Japan, killing 1,172..

Birthdate of Craig Chaquico, American guitarist; Kevin Kennedy, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster; and Cesar Rosas, Mexican-American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Death of Ellen Roosevelt, American tennis player (b. 1868).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Carlene Carter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Steve Butler, American race car driver and engineer; Linda Hamilton, American actress; and Mick Imlah, Scottish poet and critic (d. 2009).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Bob Staake, American author and illustrator; Klaus Augenthaler, German footballer and manager; and Michael Dweck, American photographer and director.

Death of Arthur Powell Davies, American minister and author (b. 1902).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Rudi Cerne, German figure skater and journalist; Darby Crash, American singer-songwriter (d. 1980); Robert Kagan, Greek-American historian and author; Kenny Sansom, English footballer; and Richard B. Weldon, Jr., American sailor and politician.

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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.

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