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. Pulsars Rapidly rotating neutron stars. First Class Black Holes Super-dense regions of space. First Class Cat’s Eye Nebula This cloud of gas and dust was once inside a star. Second Class Enceladus A small, icy moon of Saturn with a system of geysers. Second Class  67P A comet made of rock, ice and dust. £1.60 Cygnus A This active galaxy is a powerful source of radio waves. £1.60 Jupiter’s Auroras The largest planet in our Solar System produces the strongest auroras. £1.55 Gravitational Lensing Celestial objects bending light from distant sources to form distorted images. £1.55 Stamp specifications

  • 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


SKU uk-2020-visions-of-the-un
Shipping Weight 0.0200kg
Shipping Width 0.050m
Shipping Height 0.005m
Shipping Length 0.050m
Assembled Length 5.000m
Assembled Height 0.500m

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