Who Named Mercury?

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The name Mercury comes from the Roman God Mercury. It has many craters much like our moon, and has no moons of its own. It's core is made of iron.
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Mercury was named after Hermes, the Roman god of travel.
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The planet Mercury was named after a god Hermes. Mercury is his roman name.
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Mercury is one of the oldest recorded planets to be observed, as records of it being studied date back to Assyrian astronomy, in the 14th century BC ! however, the name Mercury is the english translation of the name the Romans gave to the planet, calling it after the messenger of the Gods, as it is the fastest moving planet in the sky.
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