Astronomical and astronomy-related postage stamps from the British Isles – Part II

On other pages 

Stamps incorporating an astro theme can be traced back to 1884. Find out what they look like and where they come from on my World’s oldest astro-stamps pages. 

Selected examples of British astronomy and astronomers on stamps of other nations

A selection of stamps from the USA, USSR/Russia, and other nations, charting the 

progress of lunar exploration from Luna 1 to the present, which I first put together for the International Year of Astronomy (2009).

Selected examples of stamps depicting the fabulous northern and southern lights

Stamps depicting transits of Venus across the Sun, and commemorating expeditions sent to observe them.


The above site is no longer maintained. The link above is to the Wayback Machine, but it has also been archived as a PDF