What person was Neptune named after?

Answer In astronomy, the planets bear the names of gods and goddesses in Roman mythology. The planet Neptune was named after the Roman ocean god Neptune (Poseidon in Greek mythology). The largest moon of ... Read More »

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Who discovered Neptune and how was it named?

The planet Neptune was discovered and named by several scientists. Astronomers had theorized Neptune's existence based on mathematical evidence before seeing it through a telescope. Historians cred... Read More »

Who discovered Neptune& how was it named?

Astronomers predicted Neptune's existence even before it was discovered, although it wasn't directly observed until 1846. Both Englishman John C. Adams and Frenchman Urbain Leverrier are credited w... Read More »

Can more than one person be named on an IRA account?

You cannot have more than one person as the account holder of an IRA. You can name multiple people as beneficiaries of your account, so that it will be split among them upon your death. Each person... Read More »

Who is the person that named the constellations?

The ancient Greeks and the Egyptian, Arab, Sumerian and Babylonian peoples are credited with recognizing, charting and naming more than 48 constellations. In 1922, the International Astronomical Un... Read More »