Souvenir Sheet: The Solar System

This souvenir sheet from Sri Lanka features another great set of astrophilately stamps: the Solar System, comprising the Sun, 8 planets, and the Earth’s moon.

Sri Lanka Souvenir Sheet: Solar System

Country: Sri Lanka
Date of Issue: 5th December 2014 (no. 858)

Stamp Details

Top row, from left to right:

Bottom row, from left to right:

If you grew up with 9 planets in the solar system, you might remember that in 2006 Pluto failed to meet all the new requirements for a planet, and was reclassified a dwarf planet. So now we only have 8 planets in the solar system.

Thanks to Stamp Wench for this souvenir sheet.

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