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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 2009-07-09 00:00:00.0 [211] Zainul; Bangladeshi painter and printmaker (1914-1976). 2011-03-07 10:53:17.419795
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
76 Africanus Horton Africanus Horton Mercury 140 -50.96 41.19 -49.32 -52.59 38.83 43.56 +W (0-360) AF - Sierra Leone Crater, craters AA H-11 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] (James Beale); Sierra Leonean author, folklorist (1835-1883). 2016-10-07 12:14:31.58
99 Ahmad Baba Ahmad Baba Mercury 126 58.33 128.35 59.8 56.84 125.53 131.18 +W (0-360) AF - Sudan Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Abu-a;-Abbas Aj,Ad Obm Aj,Ad a;-Takruri Al-Massufi; Sudanese writer (1556-1627). 2016-10-07 12:15:37.76
14953 Ailey Ailey Mercury 23 45.58 182.08 45.86 45.31 181.75 182.4 +W (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA H-04 Approved 2012-04-24 00:00:00.0 [75] Alvin; American dancer and choreographer (1931-1989). 2016-10-07 12:17:24.338
14954 Aksakov Aksakov Mercury 174 34.71 78.74 36.75 32.67 76.4 81.09 +W (0-360) EU - Russia Crater, craters AA H-02 Approved 2012-04-24 00:00:00.0 [75] Sergey; Russian author (1791-1859). 2016-10-07 12:18:43.249
15386 Akutagawa Akutagawa Mercury 106 48.25 141.09 49.4 47.1 139.22 142.96 +W (0-360) AS - Japan Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 2015-09-25 00:00:00.0 [59] Ryunosuke; Japanese writer (1892-1927). 2016-10-07 12:19:29.725
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 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Arab poet (c. 640-710). 2011-03-07 10:53:15.110029
176 Alencar Alencar Mercury 106 -63.64 103.78 -62.39 -64.87 100.99 106.56 +W (0-360) SA - Brazil Crater, craters AA H-12 Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Jose de; Brazilian novelist (1829-1877). 2016-10-07 12:23:19.178
147 Al-Hamadhani Al Hamadhani Mercury 164 39.19 91.76 41.11 37.26 89.29 94.23 +W (0-360) AS - Arabian Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] Arab writer (d. 1007). 2016-10-07 13:34:40.059
148 Al-Jāhiz Al Jahiz Mercury 83 1.36 21.76 2.34 0.39 20.79 22.74 +W (0-360) AS - Arabian Crater, craters AA H-06 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] Arab author (d. 869). 2016-10-07 13:42:20.165
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 2013-03-15 00:00:00.0 [289] Betti; Estonian poet (1906-1989). 2013-03-15 07:12:36.888
14506 Amaral Amaral Mercury 105 -26.49 242.18 -25.25 -27.73 240.82 243.53 +W (0-360) SA - Brazil Crater, craters AA H-13 Approved 2008-11-20 00:00:00.0 [210] Tarsila do; Brazilian painter (1886-1973). 2016-10-07 13:41:37.158
244 Amru Al-Qays Amru Al Qays Mercury 47 12.43 176.11 12.98 11.88 175.55 176.68 +W (0-360) AS - Arabian Crater, craters AA H-08 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] Arab poet (pre-Islamic). 2016-10-07 13:43:12.133
257 Andal Andal Mercury 109 -47.52 37.71 -46.25 -48.8 35.81 39.61 +W (0-360) AS - India Crater, craters AA H-11 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] 10th century Tamil (South Indian) writer. 2016-10-07 13:44:49.791
15244 Aneirin Aneirin Mercury 467 -27.47 2.68 -22.59 -32.34 356.51 8.85 +W (0-360) EU - Wales Crater, craters AA H-11 Approved 2014-06-23 00:00:00.0 [59] Welsh poet (fl. 6th century). 2016-10-07 13:48:32.684
14397 Apollodorus Apollodorus Mercury 41.5 30.54 196.72 31.02 30.05 196.15 197.28 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA H-04 Approved 2008-04-08 00:00:00.0 [75] Apollodorus of Damascus; Greek architect (2nd century AD). Some sources credit Apollodorus as being the architect of the Pantheon. 2016-10-07 13:52:28.513
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 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Greek philosopher and musical theorist (fl. 4th century B.C.). 2011-03-07 10:53:15.230722
528 Aśvaghosa Asvaghosa Mercury 88 10.61 21.49 11.65 9.57 20.44 22.55 +W (0-360) AS - India Crater, craters AA H-06 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Indian philosopher and poet (fl. A.D. 80-150). 2016-10-07 14:03:56.527
14394 Atget Atget Mercury 100 25.57 193.62 26.75 24.39 192.32 194.93 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA H-04 Approved 2008-04-08 00:00:00.0 [212] Eugène; French photographer (1857-1927). 2016-10-07 14:04:40.355
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 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] J. S.; German composer (1685-1750). 2011-03-07 10:53:15.285204
15387 Bagryana Bagryana Mercury 101 -3.89 283.73 -2.76 -5.02 282.55 284.92 +W (0-360) EU - Bulgaria Crater, craters AA H-09 Approved 2015-09-25 00:00:00.0 [367] Elisaveta; Bulgarian poet (1893-1991) 2015-10-01 15:16:57.935
568 Balagtas Balagtas Mercury 104 -22.56 13.9 -21.33 -23.79 12.57 15.23 +W (0-360) AS - Philippines Crater, craters AA H-11 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] F.; Philippino writer (1788-1862). 2016-10-07 14:11:44.335
14955 Balanchine Balanchine Mercury 38 38.47 184.48 38.9 38.03 183.91 185.06 +W (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA H-04 Approved 2012-04-24 00:00:00.0 [139] George (Giorgi Balanchivadze); American choreographer of Georgian-Russian origin (1904-1983). 2016-10-07 14:13:04.398
587 Balzac Balzac Mercury 67 10.62 144.67 11.41 9.84 143.87 145.47 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA H-08 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Honore de; French novelist (1799-1850). 2016-10-07 14:13:59.493
15388 Baranauskas Baranauskas Mercury 36 50.73 39.76 51.15 50.31 39.12 40.4 +W (0-360) EU - Lithuania Crater, craters AA H-02 Approved 2015-09-25 00:00:00.0 [59] Antanas; Lithuanian poet (1835-1902). 2016-10-07 14:15:25.346
607 Barma Barma Mercury 123 -40.93 163.49 -39.49 -42.37 161.58 165.4 +W (0-360) EU - Russia Crater, craters AA H-12 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] Yakovlev; 16th Century Russian architect. 2016-10-07 14:16:16.085
15185 Barney Barney Mercury 29 -11.69 300.29 -11.37 -12.01 299.94 300.64 +W (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA H-10 Approved 2013-12-16 00:00:00.0 [311] Natalie Clifford; American-French playwright, poet, and novelist (1876-1972). 2016-10-07 14:17:17.35
624 Bartók Bartok Mercury 118 -29.22 135.06 -27.82 -30.61 133.47 136.66 +W (0-360) EU - Hungary Crater, craters AA H-12 Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Bela; Hungarian composer (1881-1945). 2016-10-07 14:19:03.466
628 Bashō Basho Mercury 75 -32.39 170.45 -31.51 -33.27 169.41 171.5 +W (0-360) AS - Japan Crater, craters AA H-12 Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] Matsuo; Japanese poet (1644-1694). 2016-10-07 14:19:37.127
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 2013-06-18 00:00:00.0 [75] Sidney; American jazz musician and composer (1897-1959). 2013-06-18 07:21:41.329
14511 Beckett Beckett Mercury 60 -40.2 248.71 -39.49 -40.91 247.78 249.63 +W (0-360) OC - Australia Crater, craters AA H-13 Approved 2008-11-20 00:00:00.0 [210] Clarice; Australian painter (1887-1935). 2016-10-07 14:22:20.149
660 Beethoven Beethoven Mercury 630 -20.86 124.21 -13.24 -28.39 116.1 132.32 +W (0-360) EU - Germany Crater, craters AA H-07 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Ludwig van; German composer of Flemish descent (1770-1827). 2016-10-07 14:24:22.045
14641 Bek Bek Mercury 32 21.16 50.99 21.54 20.78 50.58 51.39 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Crater, craters AA H-06 Approved 2010-03-03 00:00:00.0 [211] Egyptian sculptor (active c. 1340 B.C.). 2016-10-07 14:28:44.791
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 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Vissarion Grigoryevich; Russian literary critic and journalist (1811-1848). 2011-03-07 10:53:15.364642
675 Bello Bello Mercury 139 -18.87 120.18 -17.27 -20.46 118.5 121.87 +W (0-360) SA - Venezuela Crater, craters AA H-07 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] Andres; Venezuelan poet and scholar (1781-1865). 2016-10-07 14:32:56.968
14575 Benoit Benoit Mercury 40 7.48 255.65 7.95 7.01 255.17 256.12 +W (0-360) SA - Haiti Crater, craters AA H-09 Approved 2009-07-09 00:00:00.0 [214] Rigaud; Haitian painter (1911-1987). 2016-10-07 14:34:25.419
14576 Berkel Berkel Mercury 23 -13.73 333.19 -13.47 -13.98 332.9 333.48 +W (0-360) AS - Turkey Crater, craters AA H-10 Approved 2009-07-09 00:00:00.0 [211] Sabri; Turkish painter and printmaker (1909-1993). 2016-10-07 14:35:45.424
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 2013-12-16 00:00:00.0 [75] Hector; French composer (1803-1869). 2013-12-16 09:37:11.772
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 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Gian Lorenzo; Italian sculptor and architect (1598-1680). 2011-03-07 10:53:15.378146
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 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Bjornstjerne; Norwegian poet and dramatist (1832-1910). 2011-03-07 10:53:15.393683
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 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Giovanni; Italian poet and novelist (1313-1375). 2011-03-07 10:53:15.400879
794 Boethius Boethius Mercury 114 -0.98 73.64 0.28 -2.24 72.38 74.9 +W (0-360) EU - Romania (Rumania) Crater, craters AA H-07 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Anicius Manlius Severinus; Roman scholar (c. A.D. 470-524). 2016-10-07 14:40:12.479
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 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] Sandro; Italian painter (1445-1510). 2011-03-07 10:53:15.441366
15389 Boznańska Boznanska Mercury 72 59.64 40.75 60.5 58.79 39.16 42.35 +W (0-360) EU - Poland Crater, craters AA H-02 Approved 2015-09-25 00:00:00.0 [368] Olga; Polish painter (1865-1940). 2016-10-07 14:43:28.273
859 Brahms Brahms Mercury 100 58.32 177.36 59.44 57.19 175.22 179.5 +W (0-360) EU - Germany Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Johannes; German composer and pianist (1833-1897). 2016-10-07 14:44:40.74
860 Bramante Bramante Mercury 156 -47.23 61.55 -45.45 -48.99 58.95 64.16 +W (0-360) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA H-11 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Donato; Italian architect (1444-1514). 2016-10-07 14:45:52.949
890 Brontë Bronte Mercury 68 38.39 127.06 39.19 37.59 126.03 128.08 +W (0-360) EU - England Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Charlotte (1816-1855), Emily (1818-1848), Anne (1820-1849); English novelists, and Branwell (1817-1848); author and painter. 2016-10-07 14:46:37.024
15390 Brooks Brooks Mercury 34 -45.22 168.02 -44.83 -45.61 167.46 168.57 +W (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA H-12 Approved 2015-09-25 00:00:00.0 [59] Gwendolyn; American poet and novelist (1917-2000). 2016-10-07 14:47:38.172
898 Bruegel Bruegel Mercury 72 49.73 109.46 50.58 48.87 108.13 110.78 +W (0-360) EU - Flemish Crater, craters AA H-03 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Pieter; Flemish painter (1525-1569). 2016-10-07 14:48:26.626

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