This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.

Astral intercession

ˈastr(ə)l ˌɪntəˈsɛʃ(ə)n

noun | Astroanthropology

the belief that celestial phenomena possess intercessory influence on terrestrial affairs; popular in ancient times with roots in prehistory as the basis of astromancy and astrology

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, from word astral, denoting celestial phenomena, alongside the word intercession denoting intervention or influence; meaning ‘intervention of celestial phenomena.’