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Pre-Cometanic origin

Cosmic Hunt · World mill · Starlore · Star of Bethlehem · Blue moon · Hollow moon · Lunar effect · Moon magic · Splitting of the moon · Moon made of cheese · Missing Sun motif

Cometanic origin

Astrantis · Astronist antemurale · Astronadon · Astral gemstones · Cosmic resurrection · Astrapotropaic

Space whale · Space turtle

Solar deity · Lunar deity · Planetary deity · Night deity · Star deity · Cosmic deity

Man in the Moon · Moon rabbit · Nepholia · Nebulia

Space miracle · Spacecraft feat · Fastest takeoff · Other Earth myth

Aesthestellation · Autostellation · Aviastellation · Deprostellation · Parastellation · Prostellation · Restellation · Strenstellation · Transtellation

Mythological elements
Astronic culture hero · Astronic euhemerism · Catasterism · Demythologisation · Mythoasterism · Predenance · Subdenance
Related topics
Millettarian mythology · Millettarian mystology · End times in Astronism · Astronic eschatology

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Astronic mythology is the tradition of myths and legends associated with the religions of the Astronic tradition, both of Cometanic origin and a pre-Cometanic origin.

Index of Astronic mythology

Cosmic Hunt

Main article: Cosmic Hunt

  • African variant
  • American variant (the zoeme is a bear)
  • Basque variant
  • Greek variant
  • Guianese variant
  • Eastern Siberian variant
  • Inuit variant
  • Native American variant
  • Rutul variant
  • Sámi variant
  • Western Siberian variant (the zoeme is a elk)

Northern Stars

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The Morning Star of the Winnebago

The Morning Stars

The Path through the stars

Serpent in the stars

Main article: Serpent in the stars

Based around the Native American constellation of the Great Serpent.[1]

The Star Cluster

Star Husband

Main article: Star Husband

An Astronic myth originating amongst the Native Americans, specifically in Western North America. Its general framework consists of two girls who dream to marry stars after sleeping outside during an astral night. In many versions, the girls ascend to the astronomical world where they marry stars and often a children is born. The story often focuses in on one of the girls who is warned against digging, but she digs a hole through the sky and sees her home below. She wishes to return home and does so by means of a hanging rope. Many versions end with the death of the girl, but often, her baby son is saved.[2]

Stith Thompson is known to have compiled 86 versions of the myth in 1953, reprinted in 1965, but it was Gladys Reichard who was the first to analyse this family of cognate myths in 1921.

Starry Hand

Main article: Starry Hand

A family of cognate myths centring on the notion of the rising and falling of the sky and the way by which the soul is able to reach the other side of the sky, known as the Path of Souls.

Star Women


  1. Reachable Stars: Patterns in the Ethnoastronomy of Eastern North America by George E. Lankford.
  2. Young, F. W. (1970). A Fifth Analysis of the Star Husband Tale. Ethnology. 9 (4), p389-413.