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26 Abydos Facula Abydos Facula Ganymede 180 33.33 153.44 35.2 31.4 151.1 155.8 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Facula, faculae FA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Egyptian town where Osiris was worshipped. 2016-02-24 14:46:57.951
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
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
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
91 Agreus Agreus Ganymede 63 15.87 232.7 16.57 15.17 231.99 233.4 +W (0-360) AS - Phoenician Crater, craters AA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Hunter god in Tyre. 2015-11-13 09:32:00.014
94 Agrotes Agrotes Ganymede 74 60.93 192.62 61.7 60.17 190.95 194.28 +W (0-360) AS - Phoenician Crater, craters AA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Tyre; greatest god of Gebal; farmer god. 2015-11-13 09:59:31.301
129 Akhmin Facula Akhmin Facula Ganymede 245 28.3 189.8 30.6 25.6 187.1 192.3 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Facula, faculae FA - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Egyptian town where Min was worshipped. 2016-02-24 15:08:10.546
134 Akitu Sulcus Akitu Sulcus Ganymede 365 39 194 40 38.2 189.5 199.2 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Where Marduk's statue was carried each year. 2016-02-22 15:23:12.845
179 Aleyin Aleyin Ganymede 12.4 15.14 134.08 15.27 15 133.95 134.21 +W (0-360) AS - Phoenician Crater, craters AA - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Son of Ba'al, spirit of springs. 2015-11-13 10:18:54.788
237 Ammura Ammura Ganymede 61.5 31.76 342.35 32.43 31.1 341.64 343.07 +W (0-360) AS - Phoenician Crater, craters AA - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Phoenician; god of the west. 2015-11-13 10:22:48.112
238 Amon Amon Ganymede 102 33.69 220.61 34.8 32.59 219.47 221.76 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Crater, craters AA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Theban king of gods. 2015-11-13 10:26:46.681
245 Amset Amset Ganymede 11 -14.41 178.75 -14.29 -14.53 178.64 178.87 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] One of the four gods of the dead, son of Horus. 2015-11-13 10:30:17.535
251 Anat Anat Ganymede 2.9 -4.1 128 -4.07 -4.13 127.87 127.93 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Crater, craters AA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Assyro-Babylonian goddess of dew. Defines 128 degrees longitude on Ganymede. 2016-02-12 09:37:44.716
262 Andjeti Andjeti Ganymede 52 -52.75 161.1 -52.19 -53.31 160.19 162.02 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Egyptian; first god of Busirus. 2015-11-13 10:37:13.54
276 Anhur Anhur Ganymede 25 32.63 192.32 32.9 32.35 192.02 192.63 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Egyptian warrior god. 2015-11-13 10:42:30.199
290 Anshar Sulcus Anshar Sulcus Ganymede 1372 18.9 198.7 28.6 9.1 185.7 211.1 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Assyro-Babylonian; celestial-world home of Lakhmu and Lakhamu. 2016-02-22 15:31:51.801
301 Antum Antum Ganymede 14.75 5.09 218.94 5.23 4.94 218.78 219.1 +W (0-360) AS - Babylon Crater, craters AA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Babylonian; wife of Anu. 2015-11-13 10:46:48.914
302 Anu Anu Ganymede 55 65.24 344.25 65.84 64.64 342.88 345.61 +W (0-360) AS - Sumerian Crater, craters AA - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Sumerian-Akkadian god of power, of heavens. 2015-11-13 10:50:15.055
303 Anubis Anubis Ganymede 114 -84.44 128.66 -83.2 -85.68 116.57 140.76 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA - Approved 1988-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Egyptian jackal-headed god who opened the underworld to the dead. 2015-11-13 10:54:21.794
309 Anzu Anzu Ganymede 210 63.51 62.73 65.81 61.2 58.05 67.41 +W (0-360) AS - Sumerian Crater, craters AA - Approved 2000-01-01 00:00:00.0 [157] Gigantic lion-headed bird-like figure, the Sumerian Thunderbird. 2015-11-13 10:58:11.173
329 Apophis Apophis Ganymede 57 -8.12 276.16 -7.54 -8.7 275.54 276.79 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA - Approved 2000-01-01 00:00:00.0 [157] Egyptian gigantic serpent symbolizing chaos or nonexistence. 2015-11-13 11:01:36.376
331 Apsu Sulci Apsu Sulci Ganymede 1950 -37.5 225.2 -30.2 -44.1 200.9 257 +W (0-360) AS - Sumerian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Sumero-Akkadian; primordial ocean. 2016-02-18 13:53:45.715
334 Aquarius Sulcus Aquarius Sulcus Ganymede 1420 52.4 4 57.5 41.4 343.7 24.3 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [19] Greek; Zeus set Ganymede among the stars as the constellation of Aquarius, the water carrier. 2016-02-23 07:25:18.84
345 Arbela Sulcus Arbela Sulcus Ganymede 3850 -34 4 -8.4 -55 335 60 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Assyrian town where Ishtar was worshipped. 2016-02-14 15:11:58.819
426 Ashîma Ashima Ganymede 84 -39.05 122.98 -38.15 -39.94 121.81 124.15 +W (0-360) AS - Semitic Crater, craters AA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Semitic-Arab god of fate. 2015-11-13 11:09:09.105
435 Asshur Asshur Ganymede 25.5 54.16 333.48 54.45 53.88 333.06 333.91 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Crater, craters AA - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Assyro-Babylonian warrior god. 2015-11-13 11:12:24.386
459 Atra-hasis Atra hasis Ganymede 133 22.54 254.11 23.98 21.11 252.64 255.57 +W (0-360) AS - Akkadian (Accadian) Crater, craters AA - Approved 2000-01-01 00:00:00.0 [157] Exceedingly wise' hero of Akkadian myth, survived the great flood. 2015-11-13 11:17:41.646
516 Aya Aya Ganymede 38 68.34 322.02 68.76 67.92 320.93 323.11 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Crater, craters AA - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Assyro-Babylonian; wife of Shamash. 2015-11-13 11:21:53.804
649 Ba'al Ba al Ganymede 43 24.92 329.97 25.35 24.49 329.46 330.49 +W (0-360) AS - Phoenician Crater, craters AA - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Phoenician; Canaanite god. 2015-11-13 11:26:31.529
15154 Babylon Sulci Babylon Sulci Ganymede 3100 -22.5 95.5 12 -55 61 130 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 2013-07-29 00:00:00.0 [1] Assyro-Babylonian town in the land known as Akkad. 2016-02-18 09:31:11.958
610 Barnard Regio Barnard Regio Ganymede 3200 -6.8 11.6 12 -28 348.4 50.7 +W (0-360) NA - American Regio, regiones RE - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [68] Edward E.; American astronomer (1857-1923). 2016-02-19 14:19:47.603
641 Bau Bau Ganymede 77 23.05 48.67 23.9 22.2 47.8 49.54 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Crater, craters AA - Approved 1988-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Goddess who breathed into men the breath of life; daughter of Anu and patroness of Lagash. 2015-11-13 11:30:31.466
717 Bes Bes Ganymede 63 -25.48 180.96 -24.79 -26.16 180.26 181.66 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Egyptian god of marriage. 2015-11-13 11:33:45.872
742 Bigeh Facula Bigeh Facula Ganymede 224 29 94.3 31.3 26.5 92.3 96.9 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Facula, faculae FA - Approved 2000-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Island where Hapi, Egyptian Nile god, resided. 2016-02-24 15:20:28.022
15155 Borsippa Sulcus Borsippa Sulcus Ganymede 3300 -60 0 -18 -77 304 73 +W (0-360) AS - Akkadian (Accadian) Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 2013-07-29 00:00:00.0 [1] Akkadian town, location of the Sumerian god Nabu's principal sanctuary. 2016-02-22 14:32:29.929
904 Bubastis Sulci Bubastis Sulci Ganymede 2730 -81 225 -48 -90 120 300 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1988-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Town in Egypt where Bast was worshipped. 2016-03-02 11:08:09.595
930 Busiris Facula Busiris Facula Ganymede 369 16 215.3 19.6 11.6 211.32 219.6 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Facula, faculae FA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Town in lower Egypt where Osiris was first installed as local god. 2016-03-01 15:08:27.039
935 Buto Facula Buto Facula Ganymede 245 13.3 203.2 16 10.8 200.7 205.8 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Facula, faculae FA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Swamp where Isis hid Osiris' body. 2016-02-24 15:57:57.435
940 Byblus Sulcus Byblus Sulcus Ganymede 645 37.6 199.7 43.9 31.6 191.9 204.3 +W (0-360) AS - Phoenician Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Ancient Phoenician city where Adonis was worshipped. 2016-02-23 07:35:24.784
1205 Chrysor Chrysor Ganymede 7 15.3 134.34 15.38 15.21 134.26 134.42 +W (0-360) AS - Phoenician Crater, craters AA - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Phoenician god; inventor of bait, fishing hooks and line, first to sail. 2015-11-13 11:37:42.602
1222 Cisti Cisti Ganymede 70 -31.6 64.23 -30.86 -32.32 63.34 65.11 +W (0-360) AS - Iran Crater, craters AA - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [146] Iranian healing god. 2015-11-13 11:53:05.724
1304 Coptos Facula Coptos Facula Ganymede 329 10 209 13.4 6.3 205.5 212.5 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Facula, faculae FA - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Early town from which caravans departed. 2016-02-25 08:00:52.522
14132 Damkina Damkina Ganymede 190 -30.17 4.88 -28.16 -32.17 2.52 7.25 +W (0-360) AS - Babylon Crater, craters AA - Approved 2006-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Babylonian sky and health deity, queen of the gods, and mother of Marduk in some accounts. 2015-11-13 11:57:15.43
1399 Danel Danel Ganymede 56 -4.33 21.3 -3.75 -4.91 20.68 21.91 +W (0-360) AS - Phoenician Crater, craters AA - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Phoenician; mythical hero versed in art of divination. 2015-11-13 12:03:55.472
1413 Dardanus Sulcus Dardanus Sulcus Ganymede 1500 -31.5 12.7 -14.8 -46 0 15.8 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Greek; where Ganymede was abducted by Zeus disguised as an eagle. 2016-02-18 10:19:58.838
1487 Dendera Dendera Ganymede 82 -1.12 255.46 -0.23 -2 254.57 256.35 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA - Approved 2000-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Town where Hathor was chief goddess. (Name changed from Dendera Facula.) 2015-11-13 12:07:00.507
6815 [Dendera Facula] Dendera Facula Ganymede 114 0 257 0 0 255.7 258.4 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Facula, faculae FA - Dropped 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Town where Hathor was chief goddess. Name changed to Dendera. 2007-03-01 13:57:52.0
1536 Diment Diment Ganymede 40 23.14 351.77 23.56 22.72 351.31 352.23 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA - Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Egyptian goddess of the dwelling place of the dead. 2015-11-13 12:12:16.613
1659 Dukug Sulcus Dukug Sulcus Ganymede 385 83.7 2.5 87.8 79.5 343.6 14.3 +W (0-360) AS - Sumerian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Sumerian holy cosmic chamber of the gods. 2016-02-23 08:26:39.074
1701 Ea Ea Ganymede 20 17.72 148.73 17.93 17.5 148.51 148.95 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Crater, craters AA - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Assyro-babylonian god of water, wisdom, and the earth. 2015-11-13 12:15:01.486

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