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Astronism in Australia

Australian Astronism

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Written by Astronist Institution

Edited by Astronism In The World Journal

Last updated: DEC. 24, 2019

Astronism in Australia refers to the presence of the Astronist religion in the Commonwealth of Australia.

Astronism in Australia refers to the presence of the Astronist religion in the Commonwealth of Australia.

Orthographic projection of the Commonwealth of Australia

Astro-Australian philosophy, also known as Australian Astronism, refers to the presence of Astronism in the Commonwealth of Australia under management and philosophical jurisdiction of The Institution of the Philosophy of Millettism for the Commonwealth of Australia, a national subsidiary for the worldwide Astronist Institution. 

The Institution of the Philosophy of Millettism for the Commonwealth of Australia oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Australia is split into eleven districts, including both state and external territories, and is set to hold two Grand Observatories in the capital city of Canberra and the largest city of Sydney. 

History of Astronism in Australia

Astronism is not presently recognised by the government of Australia as an official religion and neither are only Astronist organisations recognised as charities. However, due to the majority of Digital Astronism existing in English, the accessibility of Australians to Astronist content is much higher than in non-English speaking countries. 

For this reason, the Astronist Institution has estimated that Astronists count for 45,000 people in Australia although official statistics are not presently available due to the unrecognised status of Astronism in the country. Freedom of religion in Australia is good, hence Astronists are free to practice their faith without fear of violence or societal ostracism.

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Astronist practices

 Governance of Astronism

Figures of Astronism

Disciplines of Astronism

Canon of Astronism

Main Astronist concepts and beliefs

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Devotional (Devotology)

General forms

Cosmic Devotion · Mutual devotion · Cosmomancy · Astrolatry · Astromancy


Specific forms

Retination · Stardance · Starsleeping · 

Astrophotography · Astronomical commemoration

Physical and mental

Astration · Astromeditation · Cosmopiry

Revelatory, intellectual and philosophic

Personal inspiration · Indrucy · Astrologue

 · Debatation


Extollatory (Extollogy)
Extollation · Celestification · Cometanisation


Activities (Occurrology)





Intosy · Panosy

Public, sopharial or phrontisterial

Astronomy tourism · Cosmogosy · Phrontistas 

· Starball · Philosophic tourism · Sempition · 

Orreration · Holographic show

Festivals and events
Starlight Festival (Stellara · Kintana · The Starlight Council) · Starlight social · Astrofair · Astroprom 

· Stargazing · Starguild · Starparty · Theatrosy


Either individual, private or public

Astronomical observation · Astrocrafts · 

Astroexercise · Starbathing · Moonbathing · 

Stardown · Starjam · Starnight · Starwalk · 

Sungrazing · Philosophers' camp


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