Discoverey of the planets

  • Jan 1, 1100


    Earth has been around since life itself began.
  • Nov 7, 1576


    Mars is another planet that can be seen with the naked eye. it is impossible to know who first spotted Mars, Tycho Brache, a Danish astronomer made close calculations of the position of Mars during 1576.
  • Saturn

    Saturn is the last planet to be seen with the naked eye. its first discovery is also unknown. but we were unaware Saturn had moons until Galileo discovered them with his telescope in 1610.
  • Mercury

    Mercury discoveryMercury was first spotted by John Bevis at the Royal Greenwich Observatory. mercury is one of the 5 planets to be seen by the naked eye.
  • Uranus

    Uranus is also a planet you can see with the naked eye, but it is rare! you must have a pearfect sky, with perfect vision!
  • Neptune

    2 astronomers were credited for the discovery of Neptune: Urbain Le Verrier and John Couch Adams. they both indepently annoucned they discovered the 8th planet around 1846.
  • Venus

    there is no way to know exactly when venus was discovered, because it is also one of the 5 planets we can see with the naked eye, and it is also the brightest star in the night sky after the sun and the moon. The first aircraft visit was NASA's Mariner 2.
  • Jupiter

    Jupiter is another one of the 5 planets visible by the naked eye, so there's no way to know when the first person noticed the planet. NASA's Pioneer 10 was the first spacecraft to fly past jupiter in 1973