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Orthographic projection of the Federated States of Micronesia.

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Not to be confused with Astronism in the subregion of Micronesia.

Astronism in the Federated States of Micronesia refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in the Oceanian country of the Federated States of Micronesia. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of the Federated States of Micronesia, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.

The Astronist Superiate of the Federated States of Micronesia oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Micronesia is split into four states and is set to hold one Grand Observatory in the capital of Palikir.

This national branch of 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 the Federated States of Micronesia including:

  • Astro-Micronesian philosophy
  • Astro-Micronesian religion
  • Astro-Micronesian spirituality
  • Micronesian astroncy
  • Micronesian Astronism
  • Micronesian astronomical religion
  • Micronesian Cosmism
  • Micronesian space religion

History of Astronism in Micronesia

As of December 2020, Astronism is not recognised as a valid religion or religious group in the country of the Federated States of Micronesia. According to the Astronist Institution's late 2020 report called the Demographics of Astronism, Micronesia had a population of just 154 Astronists, up from 150 in 2019. 

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 Albania

Year Number of Astronists
2019 150
2020 154

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