answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

Cerium, tellurium and uranium are named after heavenly bodies. Other elements that are named after heavenly bodies are helium, neptunium, plutonium and Mercury.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2014-09-17 18:58:48
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Chemistry

20 cards

How does a buffer work

What happens in a neutralization reaction

What is a conjugate acid-base pair

Why is water considered to be neutral

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
3.92
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
957 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What Elements are named after heavenly bodies?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Name two elements named after heavenly bodies?

uranium-uranus plutonium-pluto


Elements named after planets and heavenly bodies?

Neptunium and plutonium and uranium and titanium! Comment: There's more too, but they're not really named after the planets and heavenly bodies. It's just that the planets, etc and the elements are both named after the same things. I agree that historically there was a connection between the planets names and the naming of elements.


Elements named after heavenly bodies?

Multiple elements as listed by the Periodic Table of the Elements are named after bodies in the Cosmos. Helium (He) regards Greek Helios; the Sun. Mercury (Hg), Uranium (Ur), Neptunium (Np), and Plutonium (Pu) as in the planets, are others.


Elements named after heavenly bodies such as planets asteroids stars?

Uranium - Uranus Plutonium - Pluto Neptunium - Neptune and Titanium may be named after Titan?


What is one of several heavenly bodies named for their discoveries?

comet


One of seven heavenly bodies named for their discoveries?

a comet


Heavenly bodies named for their discovers?

Comet Smith-Tuttle


Why are heavenly bodies called heavenly bodies?

study of heavenly bodies


What is one of the seven heavenly bodies named for their discoverers?

Halley's Comet


What is one of the several heavenly bodies named for their discoverers?

Halley's Comet


One of several heavenly bodies named for their discoverers?

Halley's Comet


Periodic elements named after heavenly bodies?

Mercury the element is not really named after mercury the heavenly body: both are named after the Roman messenger god, Mercury. Similarly it is unclear whether uranium is named after uranus the planet or Uranus the mythical Roman god. Neptunium and plutonium definitely are named after the planets, and there is also selenium, named after the moon, and helium, named after the sun.

People also asked