Bhutan stamps on International Year of Astronomy  – Total Solar Eclipse -2009

Bhutan stamps on International Year of Astronomy  – Total Solar Eclipse -2009

Bhutan issued a set of two stamps to mark the Total Solar Eclipse on 22 Jul 2009 and International Year of Astronomy 2009.

A FDC is listed.

fdcBHUTAN INT YR ASTRO
FIRST DAY COVER BHUTAN 22 JUL 2009 – INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF ASTRONOMY & TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE

Astronomical Phenomena -Stamps of Hong Kong China 2015.

Astronomical Phenomena -Stamps of Hong Kong China 2015.

Hong Kong China issued a beautiful set of six stamps on six different Astronomical Phenomena which are listed below.

$ 1.70 – Solar Eclipse

$ 2.20 – Meteor Shower

$2.90 – Comet

$3.10 – Saturn Ring Tilt variations

$3.70 – Sunspot

$5.00 – Moon-Planet Conjunction

A FDC with these six stamps is listed.

FDC HONG KONG CHINA 2015
FDC HONG KONG CHINA 2015 – ASTRONOMICAL PHENOMENA

Special Cover Bangladesh 2009 – Total Solar Eclipse

Special Cover Bangladesh 2009 – Total Solar Eclipse

Bangladesh issued a Special Cover on 22 Jul 2009 on the Total Solar Eclipse .Two stamps on Year Of Astronomy 2009 featuring Andromeda Galaxy and Galilean Telescope were used in the cover.

FDC BANGLADESH SOLAR ECLIPSE 2009
SPECIAL COVER – BANGLADESH SOLAR ECLIPSE 2009

 

 

Last Total Solar Eclipse of Twentieth Century – Stamps of Iran 1999

Last Total Solar Eclipse of Twentieth Century – Stamps of Iran 1999

The Last Total Solar Eclipse of Twentieth Century took place on 11 Aug 1999. One of the best places on earth where it was visible remarkably was Tiran In Iran.

Iran issued a strip of Five stamps to  Commemorate this Astronomical delight on 11 Aug 1999. The different phases of Solar eclipse are featured on the stamps as we see the stamps from left to right –

Stamp No1 (extreme left)- Partial Eclipse

Stamp no 2 – Diamond ring at 2nd Contact

Stamp no 3 – Outer Corona

Stamp no 4 – Final Diamond Ring

Stamp no 5 – Partial Eclipse

These strip of Stamps postally used on a cover from Iran to India is listed

IRAN SOLAR ECLIPSE
STAMPS OF IRAN – TWENTIETH CENTURY LAST TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE -11 AUG 1999