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Neptune symbol (fixed width).svg
U+2646, ♆
NEPTUNE

[U+2645]
Miscellaneous Symbols
[U+2647]

Translingual[edit]

Common German variant of the symbol

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Neptune orb symbol (fixed width).svg (common in German-language sources alongside for the Earth and for Uranus, so that most of the planetary symbols contain an orb)
  • Ψ (typographic substitute)

The tines may bear spear-heads. When they do not, the symbol may be identical to graphic variants of 🝁 for calx.

Etymology[edit]

The trident of Neptune, the Ancient Roman god of the sea.[1]

Symbol[edit]

  1. (astronomy, astrology) Neptune.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Planetary symbols
Sun symbol (fixed width).svg · Mercury symbol (fixed width).svg · Venus symbol (fixed width).svg · Earth symbol (fixed width).svgGlobus cruciger (fixed width).svg · Moon crescent symbol (fixed width).svgMoon decrescent symbol (fixed width).svg · Mars symbol (fixed width).svg · Ceres symbol (fixed width).svg · Pallas symbol (fixed width).svg · Juno symbol (fixed width).svg · Vesta symbol (fixed width).svg · Hygiea symbol (astrological, fixed width).svg · Chiron symbol (fixed width).svg · Jupiter symbol (fixed width).svg · Saturn symbol (fixed width).svg · Uranus symbol (fixed width).svgUranus monogram (fixed width).svg · Neptune symbol (fixed width).svg · Pluto symbol (fixed width).svgPluto monogram (fixed width).svg · Orcus symbol (fixed width).svg · Haumea symbol (fixed width).svg · Quaoar symbol (fixed width).svg · Makemake symbol (fixed width).svg · Gonggong symbol (fixed width).svg · Eris symbol (fixed width).svgEris arrow symbol (uncapped).svg · Sedna symbol (fixed width).svg · Comet symbol (fixed width).svg


References[edit]

  1. ^ “Solar System Symbols”, in Solar System Exploration[1], NASA and the Planetary Institute, January 30, 2018, retrieved November 3, 2019: “The symbol for Neptune is the trident (long three-pronged fork or weapon) of Neptune, god of the sea.”