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Vardenis ridge is located in the Armenian Highland. It joins perpendicularly to Geghama range, then surrounds lake Sevan from South-Eastern side. Highest point - Mount Vardenis 3522 m.

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Armenia as a Regional Astronomical Center

Armenia as a Regional Astronomical Center

On July 27th, 2017, a postage stamp dedicated to the theme “Armenia as a Regional Astronomical Center” is put into circulation.

The postage stamp depicts “The Helix Nebula”, also known as “The Helix” and the upper part of the postage stamp depicts the logo of The International Astronomical Union (IAU).


In 2015 the International Astronomical Union adopted a decision making Armenia a regional astronomical center.


Date of issue: July 27, 2017

Designer: David Dovlatyan

Printing house: Cartor, France

Size: 40,0 x 30,0 mm

Printrun: 40 000 pcs