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Published: 12th August 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Luminancy. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 15th Aug 2021].


noun  Astrosoteriology

one’s personal journey to higher stellancy and the practice of showing others how to cultivate their proximity to the astronomical world both intellectually and mystically.


Luminership | ˈ luːmɪnəʃɪp | noun


Astro-English: the noun luminancy is derived from the word luminance generally relating to “light” which in applied to an Astronist context to the metaphor of starlight as a guide from the astronomical world in the events of life and death.

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