Who Named the Planets?

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It is said that the Greek and the Roman's named the planets with the exception of Earth. The name Earth is originated from Old English and Germanic heritage. You can find more information here: http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php?number=372
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Julius Caesar.
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The planets were named individually by the person who first discovered them. Most of the planets' names were derived from Greek and Roman mythology.
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