2007 41¢ Polar Lights
Issue Date: October 1, 2007
City: Washington, DC
Printed By: Ashton-Potter (USA) Ltd
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations: Serpentine die cut 10 ¾
Please note: Due to the layout of the pane, the se-tenant may or may not be provided in Scott Catalogue order.
The spectacular colored lights of the aurora borealis can be seen in an oval area centered around the North Pole. The lights are the result of a collision between solar wind-driven charged particles and atoms of gases in the Earth's protective atmosphere.