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Astronism in Trinidad and Tobago refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of Trinidad and Tobago, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.

The Astronist Superiate of Trinidad and Tobago oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Trinidad and Tobago is split into fourteen regional corporations and municipalities, and is set to hold one Grand Observatory in the capital city of Port of Spain.

This national branch of the Astronist Institution manages the official representation and depiction of Astronism throughout this territory, including efforts to protect the identity of the philosophy with the intention of further disseminating it throughout the territory.

It is the Institution alone that is granted the status of proprietor to the philosophy in this territory as any other organisations or institutions proclaiming such a role are deemed as unauthorised proprietors and are therefore considered as part of the anti-Institutionist movement.

Other terms

Several terms are used to refer to the presence of Astronism in Trinidad and Tobago including:

  • Astro-Trinidadian and Tobagonian philosophy
  • Astro-Trinidadian and Tobagonian religion
  • Astro-Trinidadian and Tobagonian spirituality
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian astroncy
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian Astronism
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian astronomical religion
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian Cosmism
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian space religion

History of Astronism in Trinidad and Tobago

As of December 2020, Astronism is not recognised as a valid religion or religious group in the country of Trinidad and Tobago. According to the Astronist Institution's late 2020 report called the Demographics of Astronism, Trinidad and Tobago had a population of 780 Astronists, an increase from the 2019 figure of 600 Astronists living in Trinidad and Tobago. 

Despite their unrecognised status, Astronists enjoy relative religious liberties in the country and can practice and profess their faith openly and publicly without fear of repression or incident. Therefore, the Astronist Institution has not expressed concerns regarding the religious freedoms for Astronists in this country.

Astronist demographics in Trinidad and Tobago

Year Number of Astronists
2019 600
2020 780

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