The Many Names of Uranus

Follow the story and the hints and learn of the many names that scientists across the world decided were inferior to URANUS.
Source: Wikipedia
This quiz is not meant to be difficult. Nobody is expected to know this much about the naming history of the least popular planet, so if these questions seem to give quite a lot of hints, it's on purpose.
Despite that, it's still difficult.
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The most common pronunciation of Uranus puts stress on the long "A" sound (second syllable), resulting in many inappropriate wordplay jokes. Astronomers trying to keep some semblance of maturity in their audience have decided to pronounce it a different way, putting stress on which syllable instead?
The First
Before Uranus was discovered to be a planet, it was believed to be a star or distant comet, and named after the area of the sky it resided in. Give any of the names it was given during this time (You don't need to include numbers).
34 Tauri or Virgo 17
An Astronomer named William Herschel was the first to discover that Uranus was actually a planet. Thus, he had naming privileges. As the ancients named the stars after their heroes (that being the gods), Herschel decided to name Uranus this.
Georgium Sidis
Who was this named after (Suffix included)?
King George III
The non-British, especially the French, did not like this name. So, they collectively decided to veto Herschel's naming rights and left it up to the public. Some tried to name it this, after its discoverer.
Others wanted to name it after this Roman god of the sea, but decided to save it for the next giant blue planet they found.
Eventually, astronomers settled on the name Uranus, which is a Latinization of this Greek god of the sky. (That's not to say it's the Roman equivalent, but literally the Latin spelling of the Greek word. Give the Greek spelling.)
If you know your stuff when it comes to planets, you may have noticed that every planet besides Earth and Uranus are named after Roman gods. The thing about Greek gods is that they have Roman equivalents. What is the name of the Roman equivalent of Uranus?
Level 63
Jun 6, 2020
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