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Stellara, also referred to as the Northern Starlight, or the Northern Astrosy, is a festival and one of two major holidays (the other is called Kintana) of the Astronist religion. Taking place annually as part of the Astronian year, it celebrates the winter solstice of the northern hemisphere, hence when the nights are at their peak and therefore the northern hemisphere during this time is considered to be at peak astronality.
Lasting for a total of four days, Stellara commences on 20th December and ends at midnight on 23rd December. Stellara celebrations consist of a starlight festival taking place and Astronist pilgrimages to major astronomical sites throughout the northern hemisphere. Stellara is often considered to be the superior of the two major Astronist holidays simply because there are more countries celebrating Stellara at the same time than that of Kintana which is the same Astronist holiday but for the southern hemisphere.
It is thought that the Astronist Institution plans to celebrate Stellara with a starlight festival in a different country of the southern hemisphere every year to which the Padron is required to attend to officialise the event.