This is a list of the sources of minor planet names. These ascriptions should not
be changed without consulting Lutz D. Schmadel's authoritative Dictionary of ...
Venus, Roman name for the goddess of love. This planet was considered to be
the brightest and most beautiful planet or star in the heavens. Other civilizations ...
A description of each of the solar system planets and the history of our ... The
planet probably received this name because it moves so quickly across the sky.
The official names of planets and their moons are governed by an organization
called the International Astronomical Union (IAU). The IAU was established in ...
All of the planets, except for Earth, were named after Greek and Roman gods and
godesses. Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus and Mercury were given their names ...
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Most ancient cultures recognized seven “planets” consisting of sun and moon
and the five planets visible in the sky. The Latin names of the Planets were ...
Jan 14, 2000 ... (The name is suggested by the discoverer(s), but following tradition is strongly
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The planet probably received this name because it moves so quickly across the
sky. Mercury has been known since at least the time of the Sumerians (3rd ...