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Astronism in Aruba refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in the Dutch constituent country of Aruba. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of Aruba which is itself under the jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of the Netherlands, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.
The Astronist Superiate of Aruba oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Aruba is split into six districts and is set to hold one Grand Observatory in the capital city of Oranjestad, which is also the only observatory in the country.
Several terms are used to refer to the presence of Astronism in Aruba including:
- Astro-Aruban philosophy
- Astro-Aruban religion
- Aruban astroncy*Aruban Astronism
- Aruban astronomical religion
- Aruban Cosmism
*Aruban space religion
History of Astronism in Aruba
As of December 2020, Astronism is not recognised as a valid religion or religious group in Aruba. According to the Astronist Institution's late 2020 report called the Demographics of Astronism, Aruba had a population of 300 Astronists, up from 200 Astronists living there in 2019.
Astronist demographics in Aruba
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