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14574 Abedin Abedin Mercury 116.23 61.73 10.66 63.08 60.39 7.82 13.5 +W (0-360) AS - Bangladesh Crater, craters AA H-02 Approved Jul 9, 2009 [211] Zainul; Bangladeshi painter and printmaker (1914-1976). Mar 7, 2011
21 Abu Nuwas Abu Nuwas Mercury 116.76 17.65 21.12 19.02 16.28 19.68 22.56 +W (0-360) AS - Syria Crater, craters AA H-06 Approved 1976 [59] Arab poet (c. 1756-1810). Mar 7, 2011
76 Africanus Horton Africanus Horton Mercury 131.91 -50.94 41.25 -49.3 -52.58 38.88 43.62 +W (0-360) AF - Sierra Leone Crater, craters AA H-11 Approved 1976 [59] (James Beale); Sierra Leonean author, folklorist (1835-1883). Mar 7, 2011
99 Ahmad Baba Ahmad Baba Mercury 126.27 58.32 128.3 59.8 56.84 125.47 131.12 +W (0-360) AF - Sudan Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1979 [59] Abu-a;-Abbas Aj,Ad Obm Aj,Ad a;-Takruri Al-Massufi; Sudanese writer (1556-1627). Mar 7, 2011
14953 Ailey Ailey Mercury 20.58 45.59 181.99 45.86 45.32 181.67 182.32 +W (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA H-04 Approved Apr 24, 2012 [75] Alvin; American dancer and choreographer (1931-1989). Apr 24, 2012
14954 Aksakov Aksakov Mercury 173.61 34.71 78.69 36.75 32.67 76.34 81.04 +W (0-360) EU - Russia Crater, craters AA H-02 Approved Apr 24, 2012 [75] Sergey; Russian author (1791-1859). Apr 24, 2012
144 Al-Akhtal Al Akhtal Mercury 94.29 59.38 99.71 60.6 58.17 97.32 102.09 +W (0-360) AS - Arabian Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1985 [59] Arab poet (c. 640-710). Mar 7, 2011
176 Alencar Alencar Mercury 105.95 -63.59 103.71 -62.35 -64.83 100.93 106.5 +W (0-360) SA - Brazil Crater, craters AA H-12 Approved 1979 [59] Jose de; Brazilian novelist (1829-1877). Mar 7, 2011
147 Al-Hamadhani Al Hamadhani Mercury 167.34 39.2 91.77 41.06 37.33 89.36 94.18 +W (0-360) AS - Arabian Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1979 [80] Arab writer (d. 1007). Mar 7, 2011
148 Al-Jāhiz Al Jahiz Mercury 82.86 1.43 21.68 2.4 0.46 20.71 22.66 +W (0-360) AS - Arabian Crater, craters AA H-06 Approved 1976 [80] Arab author (d. 869). Mar 7, 2011
15097 Alver Alver Mercury 151.49 -66.97 282.75 -65.18 -68.73 278.2 287.3 +W (0-360) EU - Estonia Crater, craters AA H-15 Approved Mar 15, 2013 [289] Betti; Estonian poet (1906-1989). Mar 15, 2013
14506 Amaral Amaral Mercury 108.52 -26.5 242.09 -25.29 -27.72 240.73 243.45 +W (0-360) SA - Brazil Crater, craters AA H-13 Approved Nov 20, 2008 [210] Tarsila do; Brazilian painter (1886-1973). Mar 7, 2011
244 Amru Al-Qays Amru Al Qays Mercury 47.02 12.42 176.03 12.97 11.86 175.47 176.6 +W (0-360) AS - Arabian Crater, craters AA H-08 Approved 1976 [80] Arab poet (pre-Islamic). Mar 7, 2011
257 Andal Andal Mercury 108.55 -47.5 37.55 -46.22 -48.77 35.66 39.43 +W (0-360) AS - India Crater, craters AA H-11 Approved 1976 [80] 10th century Tamil (South Indian) writer. Mar 7, 2011
14397 Apollodorus Apollodorus Mercury 41.51 30.52 196.71 31.01 30.04 196.14 197.27 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA H-04 Approved Apr 8, 2008 [75] Apollodorus of Damascus; Greek architect (2nd century AD). Some sources credit Apollodorus as being the architect of the Pantheon. Mar 7, 2011
383 Aristoxenus Aristoxenus Mercury 52.14 83.93 17.46 84.57 83.3 11.48 23.44 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA H-01 Approved 1979 [59] Greek philosopher and musical theorist (fl. 4th century B.C.). Mar 7, 2011
528 Aśvaghosa Asvaghosa Mercury 88.24 10.6 21.41 11.64 9.56 20.35 22.46 +W (0-360) AS - India Crater, craters AA H-06 Approved 1976 [59] Indian philosopher and poet (fl. A.D. 80-150). Mar 7, 2011
14394 Atget Atget Mercury 100.33 25.57 193.58 26.75 24.39 192.28 194.89 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA H-04 Approved Apr 8, 2008 [212] Eugène; French photographer (1857-1927). Mar 7, 2011
537 Bach Bach Mercury 214.29 -69.86 103.01 -67.34 -72.37 95.68 110.32 +W (0-360) EU - Germany Crater, craters AA H-15 Approved 1976 [59] J. S.; German composer (1685-1750). Mar 7, 2011
568 Balagtas Balagtas Mercury 98.82 -22.45 13.52 -21.22 -23.68 12.19 14.85 +W (0-360) AS - Philippines Crater, craters AA H-11 Approved 1976 [80] F.; Philippino writer (1788-1862). Mar 7, 2011
14955 Balanchine Balanchine Mercury 40.9 38.45 184.38 38.88 38.01 183.81 184.95 +W (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA H-04 Approved Apr 24, 2012 [139] George (Giorgi Balanchivadze); American choreographer of Georgian-Russian origin (1904-1983). Apr 24, 2012
587 Balzac Balzac Mercury 67.04 10.62 144.59 11.41 9.84 143.79 145.4 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA H-08 Approved 1976 [59] Honore de; French novelist (1799-1850). Mar 7, 2011
607 Barma Barma Mercury 122.71 -40.89 163.35 -39.45 -42.34 161.44 165.26 +W (0-360) EU - Russia Crater, craters AA H-12 Approved 1982 [80] Yakovlev; 16th Century Russian architect. Mar 7, 2011
15185 Barney Barney Mercury 28.83 -11.7 300.18 -11.38 -12.02 299.83 300.53 +W (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA H-10 Approved Dec 16, 2013 [311] Natalie Clifford; American-French playwright, poet, and novelist (1876-1972). Dec 16, 2013
624 Bartók Bartok Mercury 116.65 -29.22 134.99 -27.82 -30.61 133.39 136.58 +W (0-360) EU - Hungary Crater, craters AA H-12 Approved 1979 [59] Bela; Hungarian composer (1881-1945). Mar 7, 2011
628 Bashō Basho Mercury 74.62 -32.4 170.36 -31.51 -33.28 169.32 171.41 +W (0-360) AS - Japan Crater, craters AA H-12 Approved 1979 [80] Matsuo; Japanese poet (1644-1694). Mar 7, 2011
15138 Bechet Bechet Mercury 17.6 83.08 93.66 83.28 82.87 91.95 95.37 +W (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA H-01 Approved Jun 18, 2013 [75] Sidney; American jazz musician and composer (1897-1959). Jun 18, 2013
14511 Beckett Beckett Mercury 60.24 -40.2 248.6 -39.49 -40.91 247.67 249.53 +W (0-360) OC - Australia Crater, craters AA H-13 Approved Nov 20, 2008 [210] Clarice; Australian painter (1887-1935). Mar 7, 2011
660 Beethoven Beethoven Mercury 630.38 -20.81 123.9 -13.24 -28.39 115.79 132.01 +W (0-360) EU - Germany Crater, craters AA H-07 Approved 1976 [59] Ludwig van; German composer of Flemish descent (1770-1827). Mar 7, 2011
14641 Bek Bek Mercury 32.19 21.14 50.89 21.52 20.76 50.48 51.29 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA H-06 Approved Mar 3, 2010 [211] Egyptian sculptor (active c. 1340 B.C.). Mar 7, 2011
670 Belinskij Belinskij Mercury 70.67 -77.09 103.92 -76.26 -77.92 100.21 107.64 +W (0-360) EU - Russia Crater, craters AA H-15 Approved 1985 [59] Vissarion Grigoryevich; Russian literary critic and journalist (1811-1848). Mar 7, 2011
675 Bello Bello Mercury 139.13 -18.86 120.03 -17.27 -20.46 118.34 121.71 +W (0-360) SA - Venezuela Crater, craters AA H-07 Approved 1976 [80] Andres; Venezuelan poet and scholar (1781-1865). Mar 7, 2011
14575 Benoit Benoit Mercury 40.12 7.49 255.58 7.96 7.02 255.11 256.06 +W (0-360) SA - Haiti Crater, craters AA H-09 Approved Jul 9, 2009 [214] Rigaud; Haitian painter (1911-1987). Mar 7, 2011
14576 Berkel Berkel Mercury 22.4 -13.73 333.08 -13.47 -13.98 332.79 333.37 +W (0-360) AS - Turkey Crater, craters AA H-10 Approved Jul 9, 2009 [211] Sabri; Turkish painter and printmaker (1909-1993). Mar 7, 2011
15186 Berlioz Berlioz Mercury 31.44 79.33 321.17 79.7 78.96 319.18 323.16 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA H-01 Approved Dec 16, 2013 [75] Hector; French composer (1803-1869). Dec 16, 2013
708 Bernini Bernini Mercury 168.13 -80.32 140.97 -78.38 -82.25 129.38 152.56 +W (0-360) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA H-15 Approved 1976 [59] Gian Lorenzo; Italian sculptor and architect (1598-1680). Mar 7, 2011
761 Bjornson Bjornson Mercury 75.93 73.11 113.99 74 72.21 110.91 117.07 +W (0-360) EU - Norway Crater, craters AA H-01 Approved 1985 [59] Bjornstjerne; Norwegian poet and dramatist (1832-1910). Mar 7, 2011
788 Boccaccio Boccaccio Mercury 151.95 -80.99 23.01 -79.33 -82.65 12.36 33.66 +W (0-360) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA H-15 Approved 1976 [59] Giovanni; Italian poet and novelist (1313-1375). Mar 7, 2011
794 Boethius Boethius Mercury 114.73 -0.93 73.53 0.33 -2.19 72.27 74.79 +W (0-360) EU - Romania (Rumania) Crater, craters AA H-07 Approved 1976 [59] Anicius Manlius Severinus; Roman scholar (c. A.D. 470-524). Mar 7, 2011
838 Botticelli Botticelli Mercury 136.35 63.63 112.35 65.2 62.06 108.81 115.89 +W (0-360) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1979 [80] Sandro; Italian painter (1445-1510). Mar 7, 2011
859 Brahms Brahms Mercury 100.29 58.33 177.24 59.45 57.2 175.1 179.38 +W (0-360) EU - Germany Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1979 [59] Johannes; German composer and pianist (1833-1897). Mar 7, 2011
860 Bramante Bramante Mercury 156 -47.19 61.4 -45.42 -48.96 58.79 64.01 +W (0-360) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA H-11 Approved 1976 [59] Donato; Italian architect (1444-1514). Mar 7, 2011
890 Brontë Bronte Mercury 68.31 38.39 126.94 39.19 37.58 125.92 127.97 +W (0-360) EU - England Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1976 [59] Charlotte (1816-1855), Emily (1818-1848), Anne (1820-1849); English novelists, and Branwell (1817-1848); author and painter. Mar 7, 2011
898 Bruegel Bruegel Mercury 72.37 49.74 109.39 50.59 48.88 108.06 110.72 +W (0-360) EU - Flemish Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1985 [59] Pieter; Flemish painter (1525-1569). Mar 7, 2011
899 Brunelleschi Brunelleschi Mercury 128.57 -8.94 22.51 -7.43 -10.45 20.98 24.04 +W (0-360) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA H-06 Approved 1976 [59] Filippo; Florentine architect (1377-1446). Mar 7, 2011
926 Burns Burns Mercury 43.02 54.1 117.3 54.58 53.62 116.49 118.12 +W (0-360) EU - Scotland Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1985 [59] Robert; Scottish national poet (1759-1796). Mar 7, 2011
944 Byron Byron Mercury 106.58 -8.44 33 -7.17 -9.7 31.72 34.28 +W (0-360) EU - England Crater, craters AA H-06 Approved 1976 [59] G. G.; English poet (1788-1824). Mar 7, 2011
15187 Calder Calder Mercury 23.97 3.51 347.16 3.77 3.24 346.88 347.44 +W (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA H-10 Approved Dec 16, 2013 [312] Alexander; American sculptor (1898-1976). Dec 16, 2013
976 Callicrates Callicrates Mercury 68.32 -66.46 30.26 -65.65 -67.26 28.25 32.28 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA H-15 Approved 1976 [59] Greek architect (5th century B.C.). Mar 7, 2011
14577 Calvino Calvino Mercury 67.23 -3.97 55.99 -3.18 -4.76 55.19 56.78 +W (0-360) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA H-06 Approved Jul 9, 2009 [87] Italo; Italian writer (1923-1985). Mar 7, 2011

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