Symbol for Neptune

by Fraser Cain on November 28, 2008

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Symbol for Neptune

The symbol for Neptune is a trident, or three-pronged fork. This is a weapon associated with the Roman god Neptune, and the Greek god Poseidon.

Want to know more symbols? Here’s the symbol for the Sun, and here’s the symbol for the Moon.

If you’d like more information on Neptune, take a look at Hubblesite’s News Releases about Neptune, and here’s a link to NASA’s Solar System Exploration Guide to Neptune.

We have recorded an entire episode of Astronomy Cast just about Neptune. You can listen to it here, Episode 63: Neptune.

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Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today. He's also the co-host of Astronomy Cast with Dr. Pamela Gay.

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