What six planets were known to the Ancient Greeks?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

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, Venus, the Sun, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. Leave out the moon and you have six. Maybe that's what you mean.
3 people found this useful

What planet did the ancient Greeks not know about?

The greek Aristotle writted a theorie of the universe based on what Greeks considered geometrical perfect bodies; 5 bodies, then 5 planets: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and

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

How many planets were known to the Greeks?

These are the classical planets, those that you can see without a telescope. These are Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. they could be seen to be different to the star