What planet discovered in 846 is named after the greek god of the sea?
Neptune was discovered in 1846. Though it was first observed in 1612 by Galileo Galilei. ...
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Which was the last planet to be discovered during the 17th century?
At the end of the 17th century the furthest planet known was Saturn, and it had been known in ancient times. Uranus was discovered in 1783, Neptune in 1846. ...
Did scientists discover a new planet in the solar system?
Not since 1846, no. Everything discovered in the solar system since then is considered to be at best a dwarf planet. ...