Guernsey 2009 Europa Astronomy

From Stamps of the World
  • This is the 400th Anniversary of the Telescope
  • Issue date : 28th May 2009
  • Designed by: Mark Totty
  • Printed by: Joh. Enschedé, Netherlands
  • Print process: lithography
  • Sheet Size: 10 (2 x 5)
  • Stamp Size: 36mm x 36mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.25
  • Withdrawn: 27th May 2010


36p ~ Quasar (digital enhancement)
43p ~ asteroid (with other bodies of the solar system)
51p ~ sunrays falling on surface of the Earth (view from a satellite)
54p ~ Jupiter, with Sun flaring in background
56p ~ Moon eclipsing Sun
77p ~ solar eruption, photographed by the SOHO satellite on July 1, 2002

  • only the 43p and 51p values are inscribed EUROPA

Sheet Stamps

36p
43p
51p
54p
56p
77p

First Day Cover

First Day Cover

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