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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
104 Aida Aida Eros 1.6 7.9 130.5 7.9 7.9 130.5 130.5 +W (0-360) AF - Ethiopia Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Ethiopian slave, beloved of Egyptian officer Radames in Verdi's opera "Aida" (Italy, 1870). 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
511 Avtandil Avtandil Eros 1.2 -22.5 233.1 -22.5 -22.5 233.1 233.1 +W (0-360) AS - Georgia Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [64] Lover of Tinatin in Shota Rustavely's novel "Knight in tiger-skin" (Georgia, 12th century). 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
845 Bovary Bovary Eros 0.8 -61 27.3 -61 -61 27.3 27.3 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [164] Romantic heroine of Flaubert's novel "Madame Bovary" (France, 19th century). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1039 Casanova Casanova Eros 0.9 46.6 236 46.6 46.6 236 236 +W (0-360) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Giovanni; Italian adventurer, lover and author (1725-1798). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1078 Catherine Catherine Eros 1.1 9.1 171.1 9.1 9.1 171.1 171.1 +W (0-360) EU - England Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Tragic lover of Heathcliff in Emily Brontë's novel "Wuthering Heights" (England, 1847). 2008-11-17 15:58:06.0
1349 Cupid Cupid Eros 1.8 8.1 230.2 8.1 8.1 230.2 230.2 +W (0-360) EU - Roman Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Roman god of love, equivalent of Eros. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1571 Don Juan Don Juan Eros 1.1 29.5 356.7 29.5 29.5 356.7 356.7 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Lover, character of medieval European legend retold in Moliere's "Don Juan" (France, 1665). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1572 Don Quixote Don Quixote Eros 0.9 -57.7 250.8 -57.7 -57.7 250.8 250.8 +W (0-360) EU - Spain Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Knight-errant, imagined Dulcinea as his lady-love in Cervantes' "Don Quixote" (Spain, 1605). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1660 Dulcinea Dulcinea Eros 1.4 -76.1 272.9 -76.1 -76.1 272.9 272.9 +W (0-360) EU - Spain Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [90] Imaginary lady-love of the knight Don Quixote in Cervantes' "Don Quixote" (Spain, 1605). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1876 Eurydice Eurydice Eros 2.2 13.5 170 13.5 13.5 170 170 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] In Greek mythology, wife of singer Orpheus, who fails to bring her from Hades. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2036 Fujitsubo Fujitsubo Eros 1.7 -3.7 62.7 -3.7 -3.7 62.7 62.7 +W (0-360) AS - Japan Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Lover of Genji in "The Tale of Genji" by Murasaki Sikibu, first modern novel (Japan, c.1000). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2064 Galatea Galatea Eros 1.4 -10.2 183.1 -10.2 -10.2 183.1 183.1 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [127] Woman in Greek mythology, brought to life from statue by Pygmalion, legendary king of Cyprus. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2084 Gamba Gamba Eros 1.3 -20.6 54.1 -20.6 -20.6 54.1 54.1 +W (0-360) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [165] Marina; companion of astronomer Galileo Galilei (Italy, 17th century). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2140 Genji Genji Eros 1.5 -19.5 88.6 -19.5 -19.5 88.6 88.6 +W (0-360) AS - Japan Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Prince, lover of Fujitsubo in "The Tale of Genji" by Murasaki Sikibu (Japan, c.1000). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2398 Heathcliff Heathcliff Eros 1.1 7.4 167.9 7.4 7.4 167.9 167.9 +W (0-360) EU - England Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Tragic lover of Catherine in Emily Brontë's novel "Wuthering Heights" (England, 1847). 2008-11-17 15:58:07.0
2508 Himeros Himeros Eros 10 21.2 282.3 21.2 21.2 282.3 282.3 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Attendant of Eros; personification of the longing of love in Greek mythology. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2514 Hios Hios Eros 1.3 -9.4 130.9 -9.4 -9.4 130.9 130.9 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 - Love child of Poseidon and Hiona in Greek mythology; also island (Chios) in the Aegean Sea. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2786 Jahan Jahan Eros 2.1 74.2 293.5 74.2 74.2 293.5 293.5 +W (0-360) AS - India Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Shah; Mogul emperor, built Taj Mahal in Agra, India for wife Mumtaz Mahal (1592-1666). 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2950 Kastytis Kastytis Eros 1.7 6.8 161.3 6.8 6.8 161.3 161.3 +W (0-360) EU - Lithuania Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [169] Lithuanian blacksmith, lover of sea goddess Jurate; taken by her to the sea floor. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3317 Leander Leander Eros 1.4 25.6 210.3 25.6 25.6 210.3 210.3 +W (0-360) EU - Roman Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Lover of Hero, swam to her across Hellespont every night and drowned; in despair, Hero drowned herself. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3373 Leylie Leylie Eros 1.9 -3 23.5 -3 -3 23.5 23.5 +W (0-360) AS - Persian Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [64] Majnoon's lover in "Leylie and Majnoon" poems by Jami and Navoi (Khorasan, 1480s). 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3460 Lolita Lolita Eros 1.8 -35.2 197.7 -35.2 -35.2 197.7 197.7 +W (0-360) NA - American Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Young girl from V. Nabokov's novel "Lolita" (USA, 1955). 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3589 Mahal Mahal Eros 1.2 79.4 170 79.4 79.4 170 170 +W (0-360) AS - India Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Mumtaz; Mogul empress; favorite wife of Shah Jahan, who built Taj Mahal (1592-1631). 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3599 Majnoon Majnoon Eros 2.1 3.8 28.8 3.8 3.8 28.8 28.8 +W (0-360) AS - Persian Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [64] Leylie's lover in "Leylie and Majnoon" poems by Jami and Navoi (Khorasan, 1480s). 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4090 Mélisande Melisande Eros 1 67.1 185.6 67.1 67.1 185.6 185.6 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Wife of Prince Golaud and lover of his half-brother, Pelléas, in Maeterlinck drama (Belgium, 1892). 2008-11-17 15:50:53.0
4152 Narcissus Narcissus Eros 2.9 18.2 7.1 18.2 18.2 7.1 7.1 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Young man from Greek mythology who fell in love with his own reflection in water. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4498 Orpheus Orpheus Eros 1.1 25.6 176.7 25.6 25.6 176.7 176.7 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Singer and musician in Greek mythology; fails to bring his love Eurydice from Hades. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4581 Pao-yü Pao yu Eros 0.8 -73.2 105.6 -73.2 -73.2 105.6 105.6 +W (0-360) AS - China Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Lover of Tai-yü in novel by Ts'ao Chan (China, 18th century; also "Dream of the Red Chamber", 1929). 2008-11-17 15:58:07.0
4642 Pelléas Pelleas Eros 1.2 63.1 221.3 63.1 63.1 221.3 221.3 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Beloved of Mélisande in Maeterlinck drama and later musical works by Faure, Debussy and Schoenberg. 2008-11-17 15:50:53.0
4857 Psyche Psyche Eros 4.8 31.6 94.6 31.6 31.6 94.6 94.6 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Beloved of Eros; personification of human soul in Greek mythology. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4881 Pygmalion Pygmalion Eros 1.7 -1.8 191.1 -1.8 -1.8 191.1 191.1 +W (0-360) EU - Cyprus Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] King of Cyprus; carved statue of woman brought to life as Galatea, whom he married. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4915 Radames Radames Eros 1.6 -5.2 115.1 -5.2 -5.2 115.1 115.1 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [166] Egyptian officer, beloved of Ethiopian slave Aida in Verdi's opera "Aida" (Italy, 1870). 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
5417 Selene Selene Eros 3.6 -14.2 12.5 -14.2 -14.2 12.5 12.5 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Moon goddess in Greek mythology, lover of Endymion. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
5826 Tai-yü Tai yu Eros 1.4 -47 126.1 -47 -47 126.1 126.1 +W (0-360) AS - China Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Beloved by Pao-yü in novel by Ts'ao Chan (China, 18th century; also "Dream of the Red Chamber", 1929). 2008-11-17 15:58:08.0
6154 Tutanekai Tutanekai Eros 2.1 56.4 3.3 56.4 56.4 3.3 3.3 +W (0-360) OC - New Zealand Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 - Māori hero, beloved of young maiden Hinemoa who swam across Lake Rotorua to marry him. 2010-12-01 09:42:37.178
6279 Valentine Valentine Eros 2.2 14.6 208.4 14.6 14.6 208.4 208.4 +W (0-360) EU - Roman Crater, craters AA - Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] St. Valentine's day (principally Roman) for all lovers. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0

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