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What are the names of the sun and the moon?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (19445points) April 23rd, 2020

I thought that the sun was sol, and the moon was lune. Am I right?

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ucme's avatar

Scorchio & Crater Face.

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

Bob and Stephanie.

ucme's avatar

Wait, no…

Ray & Rocky

kritiper's avatar

Sol and Luna.

zenvelo's avatar

In English?

“Sun” is the big bright thing that shines all day.

“Moon” is the thing that one can sometimes see during the day but is best seen at night.

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Hot spot and blue cheese. ;>O

rebbel's avatar

Ilios and Fengari

janbb's avatar

Not sure what you’re asking. In a different language, do you mean?

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

@janbb What are the scientific names for both?

janbb's avatar

Googling it, I see Sol and Luna but sun and moon are also used in scientific papers.

Patty_Melt's avatar

Helios and Cynthia

Darth_Algar's avatar

Yellow Face and White Face.

Demosthenes's avatar

The Sun is usually just called the Sun, from what I know. I’ve never seen the Latin “Sol” used outside of poetic or science fiction contexts, but this may be because we have much less cause to refer to another “sun” than we do to refer to another “moon”. “Moon” has become a general term for any natural satellite, so sometimes the Latin term “Luna” is used to distinguish our Moon from the moons of other planets. There’s also the Greek terms “Helios” and “Selene”. I don’t hear those as often, but they are cool. :)

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