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Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun. It has the third-largest planetary radius and .... Uranus is named after the ancient Greek deity of the sky Uranus ( Ancient Greek: Οὐρα...

Who Discovered Uranus (and How Do You Pronounce It)?

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Nov 30, 2012 ... Bode argued that as Saturn was the father of Jupiter, the new planet should be named for the father of Saturn. (Uranus is also the only planet to ...

How did Uranus get its name? | Cool Cosmos

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The Romans named the five planets closest to the Sun after their most important gods. These were the only planets that were bright enough for them to see.

Uranus Used To Be Called the Schoolyard-Friendly Name George ...

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Aug 19, 2015 ... The seventh planet from our sun gets a lot of flack for its name, but the ice giant Uranus wasn't always called that. For nearly 70 years after it ...

Who is Uranus named after? | Reference.com

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The planet Uranus is named after the god Ouranos, or Uranus, from ancient Greek mythology. Uranus is the only planet in the solar system to be named after a ...

Uranus - Educational facts and history of the planet Uranus.

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Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and the third largest (by diameter). ... Herschel named it "the Georgium Sidus" (the Georgian Planet) in honor of his ...

Who named the planets and who decides what to name them ...

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Jul 18, 2015 ... The Romans named these planets according to their movements and ... William Herschel, who discovered Uranus, wanted to name it ...

Uranus Was Almost Named What? - How-To Geek

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GEEK TRIVIA. Uranus Was Almost Named What? ... In 1781 astronomer William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus with the aide of a telescope. Although ...

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Jun 20, 2012 ... It's called "Fucking Grow Up" and it involves not giving any shits about ... gods, why wasn't Uranus named after its Roman equivalent, "Caelus.

What's the history behind the planet Uranus getting its name from ...

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It was disputed and Herschel wanted to call it "George's Star" in honour of the British monarch. ... Why is that planet named Uranus? UpdateCancel ...

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Why did Herschel name his planet Uranus? - StarChild - NASA

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Herschel did not name the planet Uranus, he called it "the Georgium Sidus" (the Georgian Planet) in honor of King George III of England. The name "Uranus" ...

Name of Uranus - Universe Today

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Apr 26, 2016 ... How did Uranus get its name? Uranus is named after the ancient Greek god of the sky, who was the father of Kronos (Saturn in Roman ...

How Uranus Got Its Name | Motherboard

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Mar 13, 2016 ... But though Uranus sounds like it was named during a frantic frat house bender, it actually took nearly 70 years for it to become the ...