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Q: Is Eris the Dwarf planet named after Eris the Greek God of discord?
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Why was the dwarf planet named Eris?

The dwarf planet Eris was named after the Greek goddess of discord.


What was planet Eris named after?

Eris was named after the Greek goddess of discord and strife.


What are the names of the craters on Ceres the dwarf planet?

It was named after ceres the discord of love and cuteness


How did the dwarf planet get its name?

Eris is named after the goddess Eris, a personification of strife and discord.


How did the dwarf planet Eris get its name?

Eris is named after the goddess Eris, a personification of strife and discord.


Who is Eris?

Eris is another dwarf planet that is sometimes called Pluto's twin. All though, it is slightly bigger than pluto. It was named after Eris, the Greek goddess of Discord.


What is Pluto named after?

The dwarf planet, Pluto, was named for the Greek God of the underworld.


What are facts about dwarf planet Eris?

Eris is the largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System, and the ninth-largest body known to orbit the Sun directly. It is approximately 2,500 kilometres in diameter and 27% more massive than Pluto. It is named after the Greek goddess of strife and discord.


When was Pluto named a dwarf planet?

Pluto was named a dwarf planet 2005


Which god is each of the planets named after?

The first planet from the sun, Mercury, is named after the messenger of the gods. The second planet, Venus, is named after the goddess of love and beauty. Earth, the third planet, is not named after a god. The fourth planet, Mars, is named after the god of war. The fifth planet, Jupiter, is named after the king of the gods. The sixth planet, Saturn, is named after the king Titan and the father of the gods. The seventh Uranus, is named after the god of the heavens and the father of the Titans. The eighth planet, Neptune, is named after the god of the sea. The dwarf planet Pluto is named after the god of the Underworld. The dwarf planet Ceres is named after the goddess of the harvest. The dwarf planet Eris is named after the goddess of discord and strife.


What are facts about dwarf planets?

Eris is the largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System, and the ninth-largest body known to orbit the Sun directly. It is approximately 2,500 kilometres in diameter and 27% more massive than Pluto. It is named after the Greek goddess of strife and discord.


Why is ploto not a Pluto?

Pluto: a dwarf planet, also the Greek god of the underworld after whom the dwarf planet was named. ploto: a nonsense word. Do you see the difference?

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