Today is That Oddball Planet Uranus’s Birthday
On March 13, 1781, by William Herschel who discovered Uranus while surveying stars in the night sky using a telescope that he constructed himself. Herschel noticed that one of the “stars” seemed different, and after observing it many more times, noticed that it orbited the Sun. Hershel originally wanted to name it George’s Star after King George , or the “Georgian Planet” which wasn’t popular outside of Britain.
The name Uranus comes from the ancient Greek deity of the skies Uranus, OURANOUS, the father of Cronus (Saturn) and grandfather of Zeus (Jupiter), which in Latin became Uranus. It is the only planet whose name is derived directly from a figure of Greek mythology. The adjectival for Uranus is “Uranian”
Known as the planet of revolutions, chaos, freedom, inventions, pioneers, airborne things, hi-tech, Uranus rules the Internet, social media etc, cryptocurrency, robots, A1, Higher consciousness, Virtual reality, collaboration, detachment, science, space, organizations, networking, managers, independence, original, gay people and anyone who is an outsider. You might call Oddball