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EUROPA 2009 – Astronomy - Set

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Technical details
  • 06.05.2009
  • Octavian Ioan Penda
  • Offset
  • 4 Colors
  • Stamps size: 48 x 33 mm & Mini sheet size: 110 x 90 mm
  • 2.40 LEI & 9.10 LEI
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About EUROPA 2009 – Astronomy

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) General Assembly of the 23rd of July 2003 in Sidney (Australia) unanimously approved a resolution for the designation of year 2009 as the International Year of Astronomy. On the 20th of December 2007, the 2009 International Year of Astronomy was proclaimed by the 62nd United Nations General Assembly. UN appointed the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as the lead agency for this major event. With the same view, POSTEUROP decided for the EUROPA 2009 theme to be the Astronomy. On this occasion, Romfilatelia issues the ASTRONOMY postage stamps. Under the title EUROPA, the subject is approached by each member state of this body, according to its nationality.

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