International Year of Astronomy – Special Covers of India -2009

International Year of Astronomy – Special Covers of India -2009

2009 was celebrated as International Year of Astronomy and it coincided with 400th Anniversary of the first recorded astronomical observations with¬† a telescope by Galileo Galilei and the publication of Johannes Kepler’s Astronomia nova in the 17th Century.

A Special Cover was released on 28 Feb 2009 to mark National Science day. The cancellation is on a telescope  and the cover has an illustration on World famous observatory for astronomical calculations at Jaipur. It aslo marks the International Year of Astronomy.

SPL COVER INT ASTRO YR
SPECIAL COVER INDIA -JAIPUR 2009 -INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF ASTRONOMY 2009 –