Who Discovered Venus?

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No one knows who really discovered Venus, since it is so obvious in the sky. However, much has been discovered about Venus in the past century.
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Venus has been known since antiquity, and was named by the early Sumerian and Babylonian astrologers. It was discovered to be moving long before recorded history. After the Sun and
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In 1763 Governor Arthur Dobbs of North Carolina, was the first person to
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Venus was spoken of by the Greek poet Homer and the Romans who named it for their goddess of beauty, Venus. It was the Astronometer Giovanni Cassini (1625-1712) who sketched the first
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In the year 1610 Galileo discovered the venus.
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Venus has been known since prehistoric times.
Venus was first discovered by Mayan astronomers in 650BC. These astronomers used the information they gathered about Venus and other objects in space to create their calendar. You can find more information here: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Venus&Display=OverviewLong
Venus is called the Earth's sister planet, as it is similar in composition, and has been observed throught the ages, as it is visible to the naked eye. Originally called Morning star, or Evening Star, it is the brightest body in the night sky after the moon, always brighter than the brightest star, and is named after the Roman godess of Love and Beauty.
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