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1 Aachen Aachen Mathilde 4.8 9.2 60.9 9.2 9.2 60.9 60.9 +W (0-360) EU - Germany Crater, craters AA - Approved 2000-01-01 00:00:00.0 [150] German coal basin. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
2 Aananin Aananin Rhea 0 34.9 339.9 34.9 34.5 339.8 340 +W (0-360) AS - Korea Crater, craters AA - Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [30] Korean god of the Heavens. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
6 Aban Aban Mars 4.28 15.91 111.1 15.94 15.87 111.14 111.06 +E (0-360) EU - Russia Crater, craters AA mc14 Approved 1988-01-01 00:00:00.0 [36] Town in Russia. 2010-11-17 09:58:54.428317
7 Abans Abans Ariel 20 -15.5 251.3 -15.4 -15.7 252.3 250.2 +E (0-360) AS - Persian Crater, craters AA - Approved 1988-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Spirit of the iron mines. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
14659 Abassi Abassi Rhea 87.2 -21.3 146.5 -21.3 -21.3 146.5 146.5 +W (0-360) AF - Ghana Crater, craters AA - Approved 2010-04-23 00:00:00.0 [174] Efik (Ghana) creator god. 2010-04-23 08:06:52.0
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 1970-01-01 00:00:00.0 [68] Ernst Karl; German optician, physicist, astronomer (1840-1905). 2010-10-18 12:00:00.0
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 1973-01-01 00:00:00.0 - Charles Greeley; American astrophysicist (1872-1973). 2010-10-18 12:00:00.0
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. 2010-10-18 12:00:00.0
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 2009-07-09 00:00:00.0 [211] Zainul; Bangladeshi painter and printmaker (1914-1976). 2011-03-07 10:53:17.419795
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 1964-01-01 00:00:00.0 [89] Niels Henrik; Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829). 2010-10-18 12:00:00.0
13 Abelard Abelard Eros 1.1 -3.5 12.2 -3.5 -3.5 12.2 12.2 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Peter; French philosopher, lover of Heloise (1079-1142). 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
15449 Abellio Abellio Ceres 32 33.2 293.09 35.11 31.3 295.35 290.83 +E (0-360) EU - Gaul Crater, craters AA - Approved 2015-12-04 00:00:00.0 [174] Gaul god of the apple tree. 2015-12-04 14:19:12.412
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 1935-01-01 00:00:00.0 [89] Abraham ben Meir Ibn Ezra; Spanish mathematician, astronomer (1092-1164/1167). 2010-10-18 12:00:00.0
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 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [68] Antonio; Italian astronomer (1846-1928); Giorgio; Italian astronomer (1882-1982). 2010-10-18 12:00:00.0
17 Abigail Abigail Venus 18.4 -52.2 111.2 -52.2 -52.2 111.2 111.2 +E (0-360) AS - Hebrew Crater, craters AA v57 Approved 1994-01-01 00:00:00.0 [82] First name from Hebrew. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
18 Abika Abika Venus 14.5 -52.5 104.4 -52.5 -52.5 104.4 104.4 +E (0-360) EU - Russia Crater, craters AA v57 Approved 1994-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Mari first name. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
19 Abington Abington Venus 21.7 -47.8 277.7 -47.8 -47.8 277.7 277.7 +E (0-360) EU - England Crater, craters AA v53 Approved 1994-01-01 00:00:00.0 [99] Frances; English actress (1737-1815). 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
15164 Abisme Abisme Iapetus 767.74 37.53 92.92 67.59 7.29 56 130.18 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA - Approved 2013-08-16 00:00:00.0 [29] A Saracen lord, killed by Archbishop Turpin. 2013-08-16 09:42:38.975
20 Abra Abra Venus 7.2 6.2 97.4 6.2 6.2 97.4 97.4 +E (0-360) AF - Ghana Crater, craters AA v23 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Ewe first name. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
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 1935-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Ismail Ibn Abū al-Fidā; Syrian geographer (1273-1331). 2010-10-18 12:00:00.0
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 1970-01-01 00:00:00.0 [75] Abū al-Wafā al-Būzajāni; Persian mathematician, astronomer (940-998). 2010-10-18 12:00:00.0
21 Abu Nuwas Abu Nuwas Mercury 117 17.63 21.19 19 16.26 19.75 22.63 +W (0-360) AS - Syria Crater, craters AA H-06 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Arab poet (c. 1756-1810). 2016-10-07 12:08:59.82
28 Acastus Acastus Phoebe 34 9.6 148.5 9.6 9.6 148.5 148.5 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 2006-01-01 00:00:00.0 [177] Argonaut, son of the Thessalian king Pelias, took part in the Calydonian boar hunt. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
29 Accolon Accolon Mimas 48 -70.56 184.41 -63.35 -77.87 173.65 197.76 +W (0-360) EU - Great Britain Crater, craters AA - Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [37] Companion of Arthur's; he was tricked into jousting with Arthur. 2008-08-14 15:01:11.0
14451 Acelin Acelin Iapetus 38 42.7 154.9 42.7 42.7 154.9 154.9 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA - Approved 2008-08-05 00:00:00.0 [29] Aceline of Gascony, one of the Twelve Peers, the council of King Charles. 2008-08-05 11:55:43.0
14339 Acestes Acestes Dione 108 50.1 243.37 55.16 44.4 235.5 252.1 +W (0-360) EU - Roman Crater, craters AA - Approved 2008-03-17 00:00:00.0 [44] King of Sicily. 2008-06-04 10:39:38.0
31 Achar Achar Mars 5.36 45.43 123.16 45.48 45.39 123.23 123.1 +E (0-360) SA - Uruguay Crater, craters AA mc07 Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [36] Town in Uruguay. 2010-11-17 09:58:54.470471
33 Achelous Achelous Ganymede 40 61.9 11.78 62.34 61.47 11.01 12.55 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [19] Greek river god; father of Callirrhoe, Ganymede's mother. 2015-11-13 09:12:06.957
14405 Achilles Achilles Tethys 58.6 0.6 324.38 3.81 -2.47 321.47 327.12 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 2008-04-28 00:00:00.0 [28] Son of Peleus and Thetis, commander of the Myrmidons at Troy. 2008-06-19 14:56:40.0
15376 Achita Achita Ceres 40 25.82 65.96 28.08 23.55 68.69 63.22 +E (0-360) AF - Nigeria Crater, craters AA - Approved 2015-09-21 00:00:00.0 [174] Nigerian god of agriculture. 2016-02-04 13:43:41.82
39 Acmon Acmon Dactyl 0.3 -39 138 -39 -39 138 138 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] One of the original three Dactyls. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
15196 Aconia Aconia Vesta 19 7.54 151.37 9.54 5.53 153.52 149.22 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Crater, craters AA - Approved 2014-02-05 00:00:00.0 [313] Fabia Aconia Paulina; Roman aristocratic woman, wife of Praetextatus (d. c. 384). 2014-02-05 07:17:57.345
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 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 - Cristobal; Portuguese doctor, natural historian (1515-1580). 2010-10-18 12:00:00.0
14182 Ada Ada Mars 2.09 -3.06 356.78 -3.04 -3.08 356.79 356.76 +E (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA mc19 Approved 2006-09-14 00:00:00.0 [74] Town in Oklahoma, USA. 2010-11-17 09:59:00.76653
42 Adad Adad Ganymede 39 57.43 358.02 57.81 56.97 357.66 358.45 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Crater, craters AA - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Assyro-Babylonian god of thunder. 2015-11-13 09:21:10.129
43 Adaiah Adaiah Venus 18 -47.3 253.4 -47.3 -47.3 253.4 253.4 +E (0-360) AS - Hebrew Crater, craters AA v52 Approved 1994-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Hebrew first name. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
44 Adal Adal Callisto 41.7 75.5 79.7 76 75 78.1 81.6 +W (0-360) EU - Norse Crater, craters AA - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [17] Norse; son of Karl and Erna. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
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 1970-01-01 00:00:00.0 [89] John Couch; British astronomer (1819-1892); Charles Hitchcock; American astronomer (1868-1951); Walter Sydney; American astronomer (1876-1956). 2010-10-18 12:00:00.0
46 Adams Adams Mars 90.22 30.91 163.1 31.68 30.15 163.99 162.22 +E (0-360) NA - American Crater, craters AA mc07 Approved 1973-01-01 00:00:00.0 [68] Walter S.; American astronomer (1876-1956). 2010-11-17 09:58:54.490706
48 Adamson Adamson Venus 27.2 -14.8 29.6 -14.8 -14.8 29.6 29.6 +E (0-360) EU - Austria Crater, craters AA v32 Approved 1994-01-01 00:00:00.0 [99] Joy; Austrian author, animal expert (1910-1980). 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
49 Adapa Adapa Ganymede 57 73.08 31.32 73.71 72.46 29.48 33.16 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Crater, craters AA - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Assyro-Babylonian; lost immortality when, at Ea's advice, he refused food of life. 2015-11-13 09:26:19.571
50 Addams Addams Venus 87 -56.2 98.9 -56.2 -56.2 98.9 98.9 +E (0-360) NA - American Crater, craters AA v57 Approved 1994-01-01 00:00:00.0 [99] Jane; American social reformer (1860-1935). 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
14452 Adelroth Adelroth Iapetus 57 6.6 183.6 6.6 6.6 183.6 183.6 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA - Approved 2008-08-05 00:00:00.0 [29] Marsilion’s nephew, killed by Roland in the first battle. 2008-11-17 15:50:57.0
52 Adivar Adivar Venus 30.3 8.9 76.2 8.9 8.9 76.2 76.2 +E (0-360) AS - Turkey Crater, craters AA v22 Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [99] Halide; Turkish educator, author (1883-1964). 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
53 Adjua Adjua Rhea 0 40.2 118.9 40.2 40.2 118.9 118.9 +W (0-360) AS - Ulci Crater, craters AA - Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [50] Mythical heroine and ancestor of the Ulci tribe. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
55 Admetus Admetus Phoebe 58 11.4 39.1 11.4 11.4 39.1 39.1 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 2006-01-01 00:00:00.0 [177] Argonaut, founder and king of Pherae in Thessaly. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
58 Adrastus Adrastus Dione 38.5 -61.66 46.57 -60 -63.7 42.27 50.3 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [44] King of Argos, one of the seven against Thebes, and the only one to return alive. 2008-06-04 10:40:45.0
59 Adriana Adriana Titania 50 -20.1 3.9 -20.1 -20.2 5.8 2.1 +E (0-360) EU - Great Britain Crater, craters AA - Approved 1988-01-01 00:00:00.0 [85] Wife of Antipholus of Ephesus in "The Comedy of Errors." 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
61 Adzoba Adzoba Venus 10 12.8 117 12.8 12.8 117 117 +E (0-360) AF - Ghana Crater, craters AA v23 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Ewe (Ghana) first name. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
63 Aegir Aegir Callisto 53.9 -45.8 103.8 -45.2 -46.4 102.8 104.6 +W (0-360) EU - Norse Crater, craters AA - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [17] Norse sea god. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0

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