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9 Abbe Abbe Moon 63.98 -57.58 174.77 -56.52 -58.63 176.74 172.81 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Crater, craters AA LAC-132 Approved 1970 [68] Ernst Karl; German optician, physicist, astronomer (1840-1905). Oct 18, 2010
10 Abbot Abbot Moon 10.4 5.56 54.74 5.73 5.38 54.92 54.57 +E (0-180) NA - American Crater, craters AA LAC-62 Approved 1973 - Charles Greeley; American astrophysicist (1872-1973). Oct 18, 2010
6774 [Abduh] Abduh Moon 0 14.7 39 14.7 14.7 39 39 +E (0-180) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA LAC-61 Not Approved - - Mohammed; Egyptian writer (1849-1905). This name was never approved by the IAU. The IAU-approved name for this feature is Lyell A. Oct 18, 2010
12 Abel Abel Moon 137.35 -34.63 85.78 -32.54 -36.77 88.21 83.43 +E (0-180) EU - Norway Crater, craters AA LAC-116 Approved 1964 [89] Niels Henrik; Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829). Oct 18, 2010
14 Abenezra Abenezra Moon 43.19 -20.99 11.89 -20.28 -21.71 12.65 11.13 +E (0-180) EU - Spain Crater, craters AA LAC-96 Approved 1935 [89] Abraham ben Meir Ibn Ezra; Spanish mathematician, astronomer (1092-1164/1167). Oct 18, 2010
16 Abetti Abetti Moon 1.6 20.11 27.82 20.14 20.09 27.84 27.79 +E (0-180) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA LAC-42 Approved 1976 [68] Antonio; Italian astronomer (1846-1928); Giorgio; Italian astronomer (1882-1982). Oct 18, 2010
23 Abulfeda Abulfeda Moon 62.23 -13.87 13.91 -12.84 -14.89 14.97 12.85 +E (0-180) AS - Syria Crater, craters AA LAC-78 Approved 1935 [59] Ismail Ibn Abū al-Fidā; Syrian geographer (1273-1331). Oct 18, 2010
22 Abul Wáfa Abul Wafa Moon 54.18 0.96 116.63 1.86 0.07 117.52 115.74 +E (0-180) AS - Persian Crater, craters AA LAC-65 Approved 1970 [75] Abū al-Wafā al-Būzajāni; Persian mathematician, astronomer (940-998). Oct 18, 2010
40 Acosta Acosta Moon 13.06 -5.65 60.14 -5.43 -5.86 60.36 59.92 +E (0-180) EU - Portugal Crater, craters AA LAC-80 Approved 1976 - Cristobal; Portuguese doctor, natural historian (1515-1580). Oct 18, 2010
47 Adams Adams Moon 63.27 -31.89 68.39 -30.85 -32.93 69.62 67.16 +E (0-180) NA - American Crater, craters AA LAC-98 Approved 1970 [89] John Couch; British astronomer (1819-1892); Charles Hitchcock; American astronomer (1868-1951); Walter Sydney; American astronomer (1876-1956). Oct 18, 2010
14523 Aepinus Aepinus Moon 16.74 87.96 -109.69 88.23 87.68 -101.91 -117.46 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Crater, craters AA LAC-1 Approved Jan 22, 2009 [68] Franz Maria Ulrich Theodor Hoch; German-Russian astronomer (1724-1802). Oct 18, 2010
82 Agatharchides Agatharchides Moon 51.98 -19.85 -31.11 -19 -20.71 -30.2 -32.03 +E (0-180) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA LAC-93 Approved 1935 [182] Agatharchides of Cnidos; Greek geographer (c. 116 B.C.). Oct 18, 2010
92 Agrippa Agrippa Moon 43.75 4.1 10.47 4.82 3.38 11.2 9.75 +E (0-180) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA LAC-60 Approved 1935 [66] Greek astronomer (unkn-fl. A.D. 92). Oct 18, 2010
113 Airy Airy Moon 38.9 -18.14 5.61 -17.5 -18.78 6.29 4.94 +E (0-180) EU - Great Britain Crater, craters AA LAC-95 Approved 1935 [66] George Biddell; British astronomer (1801-1892). Oct 18, 2010
119 Aitken Aitken Moon 129.69 -16.44 172.96 -14.3 -18.58 175.19 170.73 +E (0-180) NA - American Crater, craters AA LAC-104 Approved 1970 [59] Robert Grant; American astronomer (1864-1951). Oct 18, 2010
133 Akis Akis Moon 2.28 20.01 -31.76 20.05 19.97 -31.72 -31.8 +E (0-180) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA LAC-39 Approved 1976 - Greek female name. Oct 18, 2010
156 Alan Alan Moon 1.44 -10.93 -6.17 -10.91 -10.96 -6.15 -6.2 +E (0-180) EU - Ireland Crater, craters AA LAC-77 Approved 1976 - Irish male name. Oct 18, 2010
145 Al-Bakri Al Bakri Moon 12.21 14.34 20.25 14.54 14.13 20.45 20.04 +E (0-180) EU - Spain Crater, craters AA LAC-60 Approved 1976 [89] Abū Ubayd Abdallāh Ibn abd al-Azīz Ibn Muhammad; Spanish-Arab geographer (1010-1094). Oct 18, 2010
162 Albategnius Albategnius Moon 130.84 -11.24 4.01 -9.09 -13.41 6.2 1.8 +E (0-180) AS - Iraq Crater, craters AA LAC-77 Approved 1935 [75] Muhammed Ben Geber Al-Battānī; Arab astronomer, mathematician (c. 858-929). Oct 18, 2010
15003 Albert Albert Moon 0.1 38.3 -35 38.3 38.3 -35 -35 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Crater, craters AA LAC-24 Approved Jun 14, 2012 [276] Male name of German origin (Lunokhod-1 landing site feature). Jul 3, 2012
146 Al-Biruni Al Biruni Moon 80.41 18.07 92.62 19.4 16.75 94.01 91.22 +E (0-180) AS - Persian Crater, craters AA LAC-46 Approved 1970 [75] Abū ar-Rayhān Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Birūnī; Persian astronomer, mathematician, geographer (973-1048). Oct 18, 2010
170 Alden Alden Moon 111.44 -23.51 111.11 -21.67 -25.35 113.12 109.11 +E (0-180) NA - American Crater, craters AA LAC-101 Approved 1970 - Harold Lee; American astronomer (1890-1964). Oct 18, 2010
171 Alder Alder Moon 82.12 -48.63 -177.88 -47.31 -49.94 -175.85 -179.92 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Crater, craters AA LAC-132 Approved 1979 - Kurt; German organic chemist; Nobel laureate (1902-1958). Oct 18, 2010
172 Aldrin Aldrin Moon 2.8 1.41 22.09 1.45 1.36 22.14 22.04 +E (0-180) NA - American Crater, craters AA LAC-60 Approved 1970 [59] Edwin Eugene, Jr. ("Buzz"); American astronaut (1930-Live). Oct 18, 2010
174 Alekhin Alekhin Moon 74.82 -67.94 -131.85 -66.71 -69.18 -128.57 -135.14 +E (0-180) EU - Soviet Crater, craters AA LAC-142 Approved 1970 - Nikolaj Pavlovich; Soviet rocket designer, engineer (1913-1964). Oct 18, 2010
177 Alexander Alexander Moon 94.8 40.25 13.69 41.51 38.99 15.74 11.65 +E (0-180) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA LAC-26 Approved 1935 [66] Alexander the Great, of Macedon; Greek geographer (356-323 B.C.). Oct 18, 2010
181 Alfraganus Alfraganus Moon 20.52 -5.42 18.97 -5.08 -5.76 19.31 18.63 +E (0-180) AS - Persian Crater, craters AA LAC-78 Approved 1935 [89] Al-Fargani, Abu'l-'Abbās Ahmad Ibn Muhammad Ibn Kathīr; Persian astronomer (unkn-c. 840). Oct 18, 2010
183 Alhazen Alhazen Moon 34.65 15.91 71.83 16.49 15.34 72.42 71.23 +E (0-180) AS - Iraq Crater, craters AA LAC-63 Approved 1935 [66] Abū Ali Al-Hasan Ibn Al Haitham; Iraqi mathematician (987-1038). Oct 18, 2010
185 Aliacensis Aliacensis Moon 79.65 -30.6 5.13 -29.28 -31.91 6.66 3.6 +E (0-180) EU - France Crater, craters AA LAC-95 Approved 1935 [66] D'Ailly, Pierre; French geographer (1350-1420). Oct 18, 2010
149 Al-Khwarizmi Al Khwarizmi Moon 56.25 7.02 107.01 7.95 6.09 107.94 106.07 +E (0-180) AS - Iraq Crater, craters AA LAC-64 Approved 1973 - Abū Ja'far Muhammad Ibn Mūsā; Iraqi mathematician (unkn-after 847). Oct 18, 2010
196 Almanon Almanon Moon 47.76 -16.85 15.14 -16.06 -17.63 15.96 14.31 +E (0-180) AS - Persian Crater, craters AA LAC-96 Approved 1935 [66] Abdalla Al Mamun; Persian astronomer (786-833). Oct 18, 2010
150 Al-Marrakushi Al Marrakushi Moon 8.57 -10.45 55.77 -10.31 -10.59 55.91 55.63 +E (0-180) AF - Morocco Crater, craters AA LAC-80 Approved 1976 [175] Abū `Ali al-Hasan Ibn `Ali al-Marrakushi; Moroccan astronomer, mathematician (fl. c. A.D. 1281/1282). Oct 18, 2010
199 Aloha Aloha Moon 2.55 29.79 -53.88 29.83 29.75 -53.83 -53.93 +E (0-180) OC - Hawaii Crater, craters AA LAC-38 Approved 1976 - Hawaiian female first name. Oct 18, 2010
202 Alpetragius Alpetragius Moon 40.02 -16.05 -4.51 -15.39 -16.71 -3.82 -5.2 +E (0-180) AF - Morocco Crater, craters AA LAC-95 Approved 1935 [89] Al-Bitrūjī Al-Ishbīlī, Abū Ishāq; Spanish astronomer (unkn-c. 1100). Oct 18, 2010
206 Alphonsus Alphonsus Moon 110.54 -13.39 -2.85 -11.57 -15.21 -0.97 -4.72 +E (0-180) EU - Spain Crater, craters AA LAC-77 Approved 1935 [89] Alfonso X (El Sabio); Spanish astronomer (1221-1284). Oct 18, 2010
208 Alter Alter Moon 64.73 18.74 -107.8 19.81 17.67 -106.67 -108.92 +E (0-180) NA - American Crater, craters AA LAC-54 Approved 1970 - Dinsmore; American astronomer, meteorologist (1888-1968). Oct 18, 2010
223 Ameghino Ameghino Moon 9.2 3.3 57.04 3.45 3.15 57.19 56.89 +E (0-180) SA - Argentina Crater, craters AA LAC-62 Approved 1976 [68] Fiorino (or Florentino); Argentine paleontologist and anthropologist (1854-1911). Oct 18, 2010
232 Amici Amici Moon 52.03 -10.06 -172.23 -9.21 -10.93 -171.35 -173.09 +E (0-180) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA LAC-86 Approved 1970 [75] Giovanni Battista; Italian astronomer, optician (1786-1863). Oct 18, 2010
236 Ammonius Ammonius Moon 8.55 -8.52 -0.83 -8.38 -8.66 -0.68 -0.97 +E (0-180) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA LAC-77 Approved 1976 [89] Greek philosopher (unkn.-c. A.D. 517-526). Oct 18, 2010
240 Amontons Amontons Moon 2.47 -5.34 46.78 -5.3 -5.38 46.82 46.74 +E (0-180) EU - France Crater, craters AA LAC-79 Approved 1976 - Guillaume; French physicist (1663-1705). Oct 18, 2010
247 Amundsen Amundsen Moon 103.39 -84.44 83.07 -82.85 -86.26 104.12 67.6 +E (0-180) EU - Norway Crater, craters AA LAC-144 Approved 1964 [68] Roald Engelbregt Gravning; Norwegian explorer (1872-1928). Oct 18, 2010
252 Anaxagoras Anaxagoras Moon 51.9 73.48 -10.17 74.34 72.63 -7.15 -13.19 +E (0-180) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA LAC-3 Approved 1935 [66] Greek astronomer (500-428 B.C.). Oct 18, 2010
254 Anaximander Anaximander Moon 68.71 66.97 -51.44 68.1 65.83 -48.54 -54.34 +E (0-180) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA LAC-2 Approved 1935 [66] Greek astronomer (c. 611-547 B.C.). Oct 18, 2010
255 Anaximenes Anaximenes Moon 81.12 72.49 -44.98 73.82 71.15 -40.54 -49.42 +E (0-180) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA LAC-2 Approved 1935 [66] Greek astronomer (585-528 B.C.). Oct 18, 2010
267 Anděl Andel Moon 32.93 -10.41 12.38 -9.87 -10.96 12.94 11.83 +E (0-180) EU - Czechoslovakia Crater, craters AA LAC-78 Approved 1935 [66] Karel; Czechoslovakian astronomer (1884-1948). Oct 18, 2010
259 Anders Anders Moon 41.33 -41.31 -143.3 -40.63 -42 -142.39 -144.21 +E (0-180) NA - American Crater, craters AA LAC-121 Approved 1970 [139] William Alison; American astronaut (1933-Live). Oct 18, 2010
260 Anderson Anderson Moon 105.33 15.5 170.79 17.24 13.76 172.6 168.99 +E (0-180) NA - American Crater, craters AA LAC-68 Approved 1970 - John August; American astronomer (1876-1959). Oct 18, 2010
261 Andersson Andersson Moon 13.42 -49.95 -95.46 -49.73 -50.17 -95.12 -95.81 +E (0-180) NA - American Crater, craters AA LAC-135 Approved 1985 - Leif Erland; American astronomer (1943-1979). Oct 18, 2010
265 Andronov Andronov Moon 16.57 -22.68 146.11 -22.41 -22.95 146.4 145.81 +E (0-180) EU - Soviet Crater, craters AA LAC-102 Approved 1976 - Aleksandr Aleksandrovich; Soviet physicist (1901-1952). Oct 18, 2010
272 Angström Angstrom Moon 9.55 29.9 -41.67 30.05 29.74 -41.49 -41.85 +E (0-180) EU - Sweden Crater, craters AA LAC-39 Approved 1935 [66] Anders Jonas; Swedish physicist (1814-1874). Oct 18, 2010

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