When Was Mars Discovered?

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Mars is a planet visible to the naked eye, and hence was 'discovered' before recorded history.
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The ancient Babylonians were one of the first people to give Mars a name. It has
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Middle school students using the Mars Odyssey orbiter camera during a recent NASA program, found lava tubes with a pit that appears to be a skylight to a cave.
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We will never know who first discovered Mars. The Egyptians from 1570 B.C. called Mars by the god name of "Horus of the Horizon" and depicted it as a man with a hawk's head
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Mars has been known since prehistoric times.
Mars is one of five planets that are actually visible to the naked eye. As such, it has been know to humans for thousands of years. It becomes bright in the night sky every 2 years or so. The ancient Babylonians were one of the first people to give Mars a name. They called it Nergal, after their god of war. The Greeks called it Aries after their deity of war. The Romans renamed it Mars, again after their own deity of war. In 1609, Galileo studied Mars with his primitive telescope.
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