Sweden 2009 Europa 2009. Astronomy

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 29th January 2009
  • two values in a gummed booklet pane of four stamps (each stamp two variants)
  • Designed by: Einar Åkerlind
  • Printed by: Sweden Post Stamps
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 33mm x width 31mm
  • Perforations: 12.6 x 12.6 with one imperf edge (each stamp occurs imperf at left or imperf at right)

12kr ~ PoGOLite polarisation meter (schematic) to measure polarization in X-rays from space
12kr ~ balloon lifting the PoGOLite to c 40km altitude, from Esrange base near Kiruna, and crab Nebula (studied for X-rays)

Booklet stamps

four stamps from booklet pane
booklet cover

First Day Cover

First Day Cover