Tokyo Astronomical Observatory

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory :

1350 Telescope and Stars (Tokyo Astronomical Observatory) [Japan Stamp 1978]Issued by Japan

Issued on Nov 1, 1978

Issued for : A postage stamp was issued to commemorate the centenary of Tokyo Astronomical Observatory. In 1878, an astronomical observatory was founded in the site of Tokyo University, near the center of Tokyo.

Design : Reflecting telescope and constellation

Designer : Mr. Kanji Takeara

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 50 Yen

Printing Process : Photogravure

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