The list below concerns those minor planets in the specified number-range that
have received names, and explains the meanings of those names.
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 ...
Offers updated alphabetical list of minor planet names.
Important Note: The order of the planets given here is based on the planets'
average distances from the Sun. Pluto was reassigned as a dwarf planet in 2006.
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.
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Names of the Planets .... in Chinese characters the Korean words have almost
the same meanings as those listed in the row for Chinese. From The Nine
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 ...
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 ...