Tokyo Astronomical Observatory

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the
National Astronomical Observatory
of Japan (NOAJ) :

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NOAJ) : Telescope and StarsIssued 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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