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Naming of moons

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The naming of moons has been the responsibility of the International Astronomical Union's ... Every human language has its own word for the Earth's Moon, and these words are the ones normall...

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 ...

Earth - In Depth | Planets - NASA Solar System Exploration

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The name Earth is at least 1,000 years old. All of the planets, except for Earth, were named after Greek and Roman gods and goddesses. However, the name ...

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.

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 ...

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

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Jun 27, 2015 ... Terra is a French and Latin word, and so isn't part of the 'Earth' etymology. I'm not really an ... Why was the Platonic year named after Plato?

How Planet Earth Got its Name : TreeHugger

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Apr 22, 2012 ... Our term 'Earth', consequently, is derived from a much older word which ... bodies and named them after their deities, though our planet kept its ...

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).

Why Was Our Planet Named After Dirt? - UC ... - UCSB Geography

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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 ...

How Earth Got Its Name - Today I Found Out

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Sep 6, 2010 ... The modern English word and name for our planet 'Earth', is said to go ... All of the other planets were named after Greek and Roman gods and ...

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

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The PIE vocabulary word for earth is something unrelated, but the words for ... All of the other planets were named after Greek and Roman gods and goddesses.