[ as-troh-toor-iz-uhm ]

  1. tourism for the purpose of viewing astronomical phenomena, especially stars, meteor showers, auroras, and other things visible only where the night sky is unaffected by light pollution from cities: We went to the Canary Islands for some quality astrotourism in one of their Starlight Reserves.The solar eclipse promises a boom in astrotourism for Western Australia.

Origin of astrotourism

First recorded in 2000–05

Words Nearby astrotourism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023