The IAU Minor Planet Center maintains a list of minor planet names. .. Jupiter LI (unnamed), September 7, Palomar, R. Jacobson, M. Brozovic.
Important Note: The order of the planets given here is based on the planets ' average distances from the Sun. Pluto was reassigned as a dwarf planet in.
In classical antiquity, the sacred Seven Luminaries or what we now call the Seven Classical In addition the day was divided into 7 -hour intervals, each ruled by one of the planets, although the The first hour of each day was named after the ruling planet, giving rise to the names and order of the Roman seven- day week. 8 catallo drive was named after the deity Saturn. Monthly Notices of 7 planets names Royal Astronomical Society. The names of the moons of Mars and the English translations of the names were specifically proposed by their discoverer, Asaph Hall, and as such, they have been accepted and retained under the current IAU nomenclature. The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia. Journal for the History of Astronomy.