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Neptune (mythology) - Discovery, Naming, Exploration of Neptune, Planetary rings, Natural satellites, Appearance and visibility from Earth, Voyager flyby

The Roman water-god (the Romans originally had no sea-gods). He was later identified with Poseidon, whose characteristics and mythology he acquired.

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about 10 years ago

Hi Corrie and Bret,

Years ago my mother gave us similar information. "Search" (Memoirs of David Rittenhouse") led me to the above information. You may wish to keep it for your family tree.