What planet was known to ancient civilizations?

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There are five planets that were known to the ancients; Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.

Why did ancient civilizations only know about six planets?

The ancients only knew about (5 planets + Earth) because to really see the other two you needed a telescope.. The planets they knew were: . Mercury . Venus . (Earth) . M

What six planets were known to the Ancient Greeks?

To the Greeks and Romans there were seven known planets, each presumed to be circling the Earth. They considered the moon a planet which makes seven. The moon, Mercury, Ven

What planets were not known to ancient people?

Uranus was discovered by William Herschel on March 13, 1781\n. \n Neptune was discovered on September 23, 1846 by Johann Gottfried Galle and Heinrich Louis d'Arrest.\n. \nT