Several planets in the Solar System can be seen with the naked eye.
These were regarded by many early cultures as divine, or as emissaries of deities.
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Since the dawn of the Space Age, close observation by space probes has found that Earth and the other planets share characteristics such as volcanism, hurricanes, tectonics, and even hydrology.
Planets are generally divided into two main types: large low-density giant planets, and smaller rocky terrestrials.
The planets were thought by Ptolemy to orbit Earth in deferent and epicycle motions.