Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Serbian Missing Polar year stamps and MS

International Polar and save the glaciers are keep on coming, so that I don’t need to stop running behind it. A good work out I must say.

Serbia Polar year,2007

Last day I get to know that SERBIA published a new MS of this theme. There was another stamp issue in the year 2007.Both stamps of 2007 and MS of 2011 is still missing in my collection. I hope I will get these two soon along with stamps/MS of the same theme of other countries too.

Serbia Polar year MS,2011

                                                                      ~ A lonely Butterfly

Monday, March 28, 2011

New colour corners

A lot more block of colour light to come in next few weeks .Keep hanging on for more please.

 In the picture
  • 1.       1st row 1st stamps is, “Lalit Kala Academy “
  • 2.     1st row 2nd stamps is, “Maryward-Loreto Institutions”
  • 3.     Just below the stamp no 2 is the stamps of “Census of India”
  • 4.    2nd Row 1st stamp is ,Corps of Signal”
  • 5.     2nd row 2nd stamp is , “Krishnadevaraya”

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Uzbekistan Polar year: Missing stamp

Here is another new stamp of the series Polar year of the country Uzbekistan. The stamps has 2 cute penguins.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Jantar Mantar

"Jantar Mantar" , the astronomical observatories was designed by Maharaja Jai Singh II around 1727-1733.King Jai Singh II was very passionate about mathematics and Astronomy. He had studied various works of astronomers when he was in School of astronomy. Jantar Mantar is much bigger astronomical structure, with more complex designs which required lots of measurements. Jantar mantar is constructed with stones and marbels. 

It has lots of statistical instrument to measure time and to ascertain other astronomical events. It is the largest astronomical instrument of the world made with stone.

Jantar Mantar

(“Yantra”/Jantar - means Instrument and “Mantra” /Mantar - means Formula).

There are 18 instruments. The name of the few instruments is -

1.  Samrat Jantra (It is the largest sundial in the world and can tell time accurately of about 2    seconds)

2.  Shasthnasa Jantra

3.  The jai Prakash

4.  Ram Jantra

5. Mishra Jantra  (which measures the shortest and longest day of a year).

Jantar Mantar was renovated in 1901 and was declared the national monument of India later.