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Meanings of minor planet names: 1–500 - Wikipedia, the free ...

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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 ...

Planetary Names: Planet and Satellite Names and Discoverers

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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 ...

Planets of our Solar System :: The Planets Today

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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.

How do planets and their moons get their names? - StarChild - NASA

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The official names of planets and their moons are governed by an organization called the International Astronomical Union (IAU). The IAU was established in ...

How did the planets get their names? | Cool Cosmos

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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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Feb 22, 2013 ... Hi Kids Lets learn About planets - The Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. This video will help your ...

Alphabetical list of minor planet names - Minor Planet Center

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Offers updated alphabetical list of minor planet names.

Names of the Planets - Weasner

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Most ancient cultures recognized seven “planets” consisting of sun and moon and the five planets[1] visible in the sky. The Latin names of the Planets were ...

Astronomical Names - The Nine Planets

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Jan 14, 2000 ... (The name is suggested by the discoverer(s), but following tradition is strongly encouraged; so if you want to name a planet or satellite, get out ...

The Nine Planets Solar System Tour

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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 ...

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Solar System Planets: Order of the 8 (or 9) Planets - Space.com

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Jan 22, 2016 ... There used to be nine planets. Now there are eight, or maybe nine after all. Whichever you prefer, here is a list of them in the order they appear ...

How the Planets and Satellites Got Their Names - Fact Monster

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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.

09 Planet Order List

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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.