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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Josef Szombathy in 1908. See related link below for more information.
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The atmosphere of Venus was discovered in 1761 by Russian polymath Mikhail
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It is said that Kaldi, an Ethiopian goat herder, discovered coffee when his goats would eat the berries from particular trees they would not settle down at night. For more information
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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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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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