Tag: History


How the planets got their names

How the planets got their names Have you wondered how the planet got their names? We talked already about how the stars got their names, but now it's time to discover the planets. The names of planets, as well as their natural satellites, or moons are a topic governed by an institution known as the IAU or the International Astronomical Union. This
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How did stars get their names

How did stars get their names Humans have been mystified by the night sky since the dawn of history. Our ancestors observed the sky and it's 4000 visible stars,  noticed patterns and noted celestial bodies movements and it is not a surprise that the astronomy, the science of celestial objects, is one of the oldest. Stars, planets, comets and the Moon
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