A collection of eight Special Stamps with stunning images depicting astronomical features and phenomena studied by British astronomers and astrophysics over the centuries.
Stargazers and stamp collectors will enjoy exploring a collection celebrating the mystery and majesty of our universe.
Two First Class stamps, two Second Class stamps, two £1.55 stamps and two £1.60 stamps.
Rapidly rotating neutron stars. First Class
Super-dense regions of space. First Class
Cat’s Eye Nebula
This cloud of gas and dust was once inside a star. Second Class
A small, icy moon of Saturn with a system of geysers. Second Class
A comet made of rock, ice and dust. £1.60
This active galaxy is a powerful source of radio waves. £1.60
The largest planet in our Solar System produces the strongest auroras. £1.55
Celestial objects bending light from distant sources to form distorted images. £1.55
- Stamp format Landscape
- Stamp size 50mm x 30mm
- Design True North
- Number per sheet 60
- Printer International Security Printers
- Print process Lithography
- Perforations 14 x 14
- Phosphor Bars as appropriate
- Gum PVA