COROT

COnvection ROtation
and planetary Transits
(COROT) satellite

COROT (patch)
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This page contains philatelic information on the COnvection ROtation and planetary Transits (COROT) satellite. Catalog numbers, years of issue, and notes on the satellites featured are given when available. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

Launch information
(found elsewhere)
Launch covers
(including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers)
(farther below)
Other postal items
(stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.)
(immediately below)
COROT
(France)
COROT
(France)
COROT
(France)


Below is a list of COROT satellitepostal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
COnvection ROtation and planetary Transits (COROT) (France)
BeninUnknown a (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)2013"COROT"
Central African RepublicMi7360-7363_ms4In (lower-left) margin of MS4 (Mi7360-7363)2017"COROT"
ChadUnknown d (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)2012"COROT"
ChadUnknown a (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d) (different)2013"COROT"
ChadUnknown a-d proof fdcOne of four proof stamps and (multi-color printed) cachet (design like stamp) on FDC
Congo RepublicUnknown (Mi?)2009"COROT"
France3358 fdc1 (Mi4323 fdc1)(Pictorial) cancel on FDC (Éditions J.F. cachet)2007"COROT"
France3358 fdc2 (Mi4323 fdc2)(Pictorial) cancel on FDC (multi-color printed cachet)
France3358 fdc3 (Mi4323 fdc3)(Pictorial) cancel on FDC (La Philatélie artistique / Les Éditions CEF cachet)
France3358 fdc4 (Mi4323 fdc4)(Pictorial) cancel and (Numismatique française) cachet on FDC
France3358 maxi (Mi4323 maxi)(Pictorial) cancel on maxicard
France3658 (BL106)In (upper) margin of MS2 (3658 (a-b))2009
Guinea Republic2228a fdc (BL815 fdc)(Multi-color printed) cachet on FDC2003
Guinea Republic2242 (BL821A)
i2242 (BL821B)
On stamp of SS1
On stamp of imperforate SS1
2003"COROT"
Guinea Republic2242 fdcSS1 on FDC
Guinea RepublicBL991A
BL991B
In (upper-left) margin of SS1
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1
2006
Guinea RepublicBL991A fdc
BL991B fdc
SS1 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
Imperforate SS1 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
Guinea RepublicBL1112A
BL1112B
In (upper) margin of SS1
In (upper) margin of imperforate SS1
2006
Guinea RepublicBL1117A-1118A fdc(Multi-color printed) cachet on FDC2006
Guinea RepublicMi5838A
Mi5838B
One of MS6 (Mi5838A-5843A)
One of imperforate MS6 (Mi5838B-5843B)
2008
Guinea RepublicMi5838A-5843A_ms6 fdcMS6 on FDC
Guinea RepublicBL1580In (lower-left) margin of SS1
Guinea-BissauMi35702007
Guinea-BissauMi3570 dsDeluxe sheet (Mi3570)
Guinea-BissauMi3570-3573_ms4On one of MS4 (Mi3570-3573 + 2 labels)
Madagascar (Malagasy Republic)Unknown d (Mi?)
Unknown id
One of MS4 (a-d) [known illegal issue]
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2011"COROT"
Madagascar (Malagasy Republic)Unknown d proofOne of MS4 proof (a-d)
Madagascar (Malagasy Republic)Unknown proofSigned-proof MS4 (a-d)
Madagascar (Malagasy Republic)Unknown fdc
Unknown ifdc
MS4 on FDC
Imperforate MS4 on FDC
MalawiUnknown d (Mi?)
Unknown id
One of MS4 (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2012"COROT"
MalawiUnknown ms fdc
Unknown ims fdc
MS4 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
Imperforate MS4 on FDC
RwandaUnknown b (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)2012"COROT"
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown c (Mi?)
Unknown ic
One of MS4 (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2005
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown ms fdc
Unknown ims fdc
MS4 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
Imperforate MS4 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown2 a (Mi?)
Unknown2 ia
On two stamps and in (upper-right) margin of MS4 (a-d)
On two stamps and in (upper-right) margin of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2005
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown2 c (Mi?)
Unknown2 ic
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown2 ms fdc
Unknown2 ims fdc
MS4 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
Imperforate MS4 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown ss (BL?)
Unknown iss
On stamp of SS1
On stamp of imperforate SS1
2005
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown iss fdcImperforate SS1 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown2 ss (BL?)
Unknown2 iss
On stamp of SS1 (different)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (different)
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown2 ss fdcSS1 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC (different)
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown a (Mi?)
Unknown ia
One of MS2 (a-b + label)
One of imperforate MS2 (a-b + label)
2005
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown ms fdc
Unknown ims fdc
MS2 on FDC
Imperforate MS2 on FDC
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown2 a (Mi?)
Unknown2 ia
One of MS2 (a-b + label) (different)
One of imperforate MS2 (a-b + label) (different)
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown2 ms fdc
Unknown2 ims fdc
MS2 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC (different)
Imperforate MS2 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC (different)
Tunisia1435 (Mi1687)2008
Tunisia1435 dsDeluxe sheet (1435)
Tunisia1435 fdcStamp on FDC
Tunisia1435 folderFDC folder, also inside, and back


Below is a list of COROT satellite launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
2006-12-27: COROT (France)
Russia2006-12-27Korolev 9, Moscow Oblast(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverCOROT launch
Russia2006-12-27Baikonur(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverCOROT launch
Russia2006-12-27Baikonur Field PO(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverCOROT launch


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