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Saturn (Cronos) was his father. 44 Astronomy & Explorat ion Tools Did you know? England had its own pre-Roman astronomical tradition. The Stonehenge monument is believed to be an ancient astronomical observatory that was built over four thousand yeArs ago. Our modern knowledge of the solar system really begins long ago with Nicolas Copernicus (1473–1543). He was a Polish philosopher and politician who questioned the geocentric model of the solar system. About 1400 years earlier, Ptolemy, a Greek astronomer working out of Alexandria, Egypt, had developed a complicated model of the planets that could predict all of their movements.
By 1846, astronomers had noticed irregularities in the orbit of Uranus. This suggested that another planet existed beyond Uranus whose gravitational pull was slowing it down. Astronomers searched for this mystery planet, which was found on September 23, 1846. Both John Couch Adams of England and Urbain Le Verrier of France were given credit for the discovery of Neptune, though there is still historical debate about this. Neptune was named for the Roman god of the sea, (Poseidon in Greek) and its moons, such as Triton, are named for Greek sea gods and nymphs.
The inner core is believed to be solid iron, while the outer core is molten iron, and the mantle is solid rock. This outer core is molten because of the great heat within the earth. This heat comes from a few sources. Some is left over from the earth still cooling down from the impacts of the accretion that formed the earth. Other heat comes from the decay of radioactive elements—uranium, thorium, and potassium—that occur naturally in the earth. As these atoms decay, they give off heat and energy.