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astral (adj) of stars and other heavenly bodies.

Astral means related to stars and the other heavenly bodies. The appearance and discovery of a new planet is an astral event. A meteor burning itself out as it enters the earth's atmosphere is an astral phenomenon. The beauty and grandeur of the sight of the stars in the sky is astral beauty.

  • The people of the present day, living in the mega cities with their high rise buildings, have no opportunity of enjoying the astral splendor of the night sky, as the structures, vapors, smoke, etc., cloud the sky and obscure the stars.
  • A meteoric shower is an astral phenomenon that can cause great damage to the surface it hits.
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