DID YOU KNOW? Planets got their names from Roman Mythology!



All planets except for Earth got their names from the Roman Mythology.

Mercury  : God’s Messenger (Winged God of Travel)

Venus      : Goddess of Love

Mars        : God of War

Jupiter    : King of the Gods

Saturn     : Father of Jupiter (also the God of Farming)

Uranus   : God of the Heaven

Neptune : God of the Sea

The name Earth is of English/German origin and simply meaned “Grounded”

Isn’t this interesting?