Nicaragua 1985 Halley's Comet (Astronomical Equipment)

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  • Issue date: 26th November 1985
  • six values
  • Designed by:
  • Printed by: State Printing Works, Havana
  • Print Process: lithography
  • stamp format height 44mm x width 33mm
  • Perforations: 12.5 x 12.5

Return of Halley's Comet. Astronomical Equipment and Sightings[edit]


1.00cor ~ Edmond Halley, Masaya volcano, comet
3.00cor ~ Armillary sphere of 15th century, and trajectory of Halley's Comet in solar system in 1910
3.00cor ~ Tycho Brahe underground observatory, and Venus space probe
9.00cor Airmail ~ Habermel's astrolabe 1576, and trajectory of Halley's Comet
15.00cor Airmail ~ Hale telescope at Mount Palomar, and Herschel's telescope on frame
21.00cor Airmail ~ Galileo's telescope, and sections throught telescopes of Newton, Cassegrain and Ritchey

sheet stamps[edit]

1.00cor
3.00cor
3.00cor
9.00cor
15.00cor
21.00cor