- nepos, cornelius,
- neptunium series,
- ner tamid,
Origin of neptune
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Lakes on Titan are full of methane, and the chemical is a major component of the giant planets Jupiter, Neptune, and so forth.
For you, Saturn trining Neptune is a wake-up call to document ideas, first, and then punt them out into the universe.
But the opposition of Mars and Neptune indicates that the symptom is the cause.
Mercury squaring Neptune, later in the week, makes you hyper-realistic, if to a fault.
Mars opposing Neptune means your competitive edge can run amok when you should stop to smell the rose water.
Tout l'ocan du grand Neptune pourrait-il laver ce sang de ma main?Major Prophets of To-Day|Edwin E. Slosson
Astern the Neptune was wallowing slowly in our wake, under reduced canvas.The Quest of the 'Golden Hope'|Percy F. Westerman
Poseidon (Neptune) was naturally regarded as the chief patron and tutelary deity of the seafaring Greeks.Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art|John Vinycomb
There's now even some belief that it's not a true planet, but one that was once a satellite of Neptune.The Secret of the Ninth Planet|Donald Allen Wollheim
The very stones prate of Neptune's whereabouts in days of langsyne.
late 14c., "god of the sea," from Latin Neptunus, son of Saturn, brother of Jupiter, the Roman god of the sea (later identified with Greek Poseidon), probably from PIE root *nebh- "cloud" (cf. Latin nebula "fog, mist, cloud;" see nebula), via a sense of "moist, wet." The planet so named was discovered by Galle in 1846. Until the identification of Pluto in 1930, it was the most distant planet known.
[Greek name Poseidon]
The Roman and Greek god who ruled the sea.
In astronomy, a major planet, the eighth planet from the sun. Neptune is named for the Roman god of the sea. Neptune is similar in size and composition to Uranus. It is usually visible only through a telescope and was discovered in the 1840s. For a period ending in 1999, Pluto's orbit took it inside the orbit of neptune. (See solar system; see under “Mythology and Folklore.”)