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A planet is an astronomical object orbiting a star or stellar remnant that. is massive enough to ... The planets were thought by Ptolemy to orbit Earth in deferent and epicycle motions. ..... The Ba...

How did Earth get its name? | Cool Cosmos

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All of the planets, except for Earth, were named after Greek and Roman gods and godesses. The name Earth is an English/German name which simply means ...

How Earth Got Its Name - Today I Found Out

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Sep 6, 2010 ... All of the other planets were named after Greek and Roman gods and ... recorded use of the name Earth – ” God called the dry land Earth, and ...

How Did the Earth Get Its Name? – Upvoted

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Nov 10, 2015 ... Every other planet in the solar system is named after a Greek or Roman god or goddess, and Earth is, well, Earth.

Where did the name 'Earth' come from? (Beginner) - Curious About ...

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Jun 27, 2015 ... Unfortunately, I think it's pretty impossible to say exactly who first named the planet 'Earth'. ... Why was the Platonic year named after Plato?

Why was the 'Earth' named Earth? Who named it? How have the ...

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The modern English word and name for our planet 'Earth', is said to go back ... All of the other planets were named after Greek and Roman gods and goddesses.

Mythology of the Planets - Universe Today

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Aug 10, 2009 ... Earth is the only planet not named after a Roman god or goddess, but it is associated with the goddess Terra Mater (Gaea to the Greeks).

How did Earth get its name? | Wonderpedia

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Earth is the only planet in our solar system not to be named after a Greek or Roman deity. Originally, humans had no idea that they lived on a planet that was  ...

How Planet Earth Got its Name : TreeHugger

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Apr 22, 2012 ... In English, of course, our planet is Earth--but it's terra in Portuguese, ... bodies and named them after their deities, though our planet kept its ...

Who named the planets? - Ask History

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Aug 28, 2015 ... Mercury, which makes a complete trip around the Sun in just 88 Earth days, is named after the fast-moving messenger of the gods. Saturn, the ...

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How Did Earth Get Its Name? - LiveScience

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Nov 14, 2012 ... One interesting fact about its name: Earth is the only planet that wasn't named after a Greek or Roman god or goddess. For example, Saturn ...

Earth - In Depth | Planets - NASA Solar System Exploration

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Earth, our home planet, is the only planet in our solar system known to ... All of the planets, except for Earth, were named after Greek and Roman gods and ...

Why is Earth the only planet not named after a Roman God? - Medium

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Aug 11, 2015 ... (And why is it called “Earth”) ... of the Bible into English was one of the earliest recorded use of the name Earth — “God called the dry land Earth ...