Who named Neptune?

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Ever wondered how the planets got their names? Neptune has a long and rich history that began once it was discovered by Urbain Le Verrier. Le Verrier was the one that came up with the name Neptune. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neptune#Naming
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Urbain Le Verrier the French celestial mechanic and co-discoverer of the planet and quickly proposed Leverrier after him and when people outside France had problems with this he suggested
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The Roman god of the sea.
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Neptune was named after Neptune, the Roman god of the sea Thanks for using
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Neptune is named after Neptune, the Roman god of water and the sea, the brother of Jupiter and Pluto. Neptune's equivalent in Greek mythology is Poseidon. Neptune was named after
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Neptune was named after the Roman god of the seas by the planet's discoverer, the french mathematician Urbain Le Verrier. There was some disagreement at the time of naming, as he also proposed his own name, before Neptune became the international standard !
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