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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 Jul 9, 2009 [211] Zainul; Bangladeshi painter and printmaker (1914-1976). Mar 7, 2011
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 [59] Arab poet (c. 1756-1810). Oct 7, 2016
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 [59] (James Beale); Sierra Leonean author, folklorist (1835-1883). Oct 7, 2016
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 [59] Abu-a;-Abbas Aj,Ad Obm Aj,Ad a;-Takruri Al-Massufi; Sudanese writer (1556-1627). Oct 7, 2016
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 Apr 24, 2012 [75] Alvin; American dancer and choreographer (1931-1989). Oct 7, 2016
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 Apr 24, 2012 [75] Sergey; Russian author (1791-1859). Oct 7, 2016
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 Sep 25, 2015 [59] Ryunosuke; Japanese writer (1892-1927). Oct 7, 2016
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 [59] Arab poet (c. 640-710). Mar 7, 2011
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 [59] Jose de; Brazilian novelist (1829-1877). Oct 7, 2016
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 [80] Arab writer (d. 1007). Oct 7, 2016
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 [80] Arab author (d. 869). Oct 7, 2016
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 Mar 15, 2013 [289] Betti; Estonian poet (1906-1989). Mar 15, 2013
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 Nov 20, 2008 [210] Tarsila do; Brazilian painter (1886-1973). Oct 7, 2016
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 [80] Arab poet (pre-Islamic). Oct 7, 2016
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 [80] 10th century Tamil (South Indian) writer. Oct 7, 2016
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 Jun 23, 2014 [59] Welsh poet (fl. 6th century). Oct 7, 2016
15854 Angelou Angelou Mercury 18 80.32 66.71 80.53 80.11 65.45 67.97 +W (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA H-01 Approved Sep 11, 2019 [539] Maya, American author and poet (1928 – 2014). Sep 11, 2019
15621 Anguissola Anguissola Mercury 35.41 80.69 217.35 81.1 80.29 214.72 219.87 +W (0-360) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA H-01 Approved Aug 4, 2017 [59] Sofonisba; Italian painter (1532-1625) Aug 4, 2017
15622 Anyte Anyte Mercury 20.92 79.5 210.67 79.74 79.26 209.35 212.05 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Crater, craters AA H-01 Approved Aug 4, 2017 [99] Anyte of Tegea, Greek poet (early 3rd centrury BC). Aug 4, 2017
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 Apr 8, 2008 [75] Apollodorus of Damascus; Greek architect (2nd century AD). Some sources credit Apollodorus as being the architect of the Pantheon. Oct 7, 2016
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 [59] Greek philosopher and musical theorist (fl. 4th century B.C.). Mar 7, 2011
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 [59] Indian philosopher and poet (fl. A.D. 80-150). Oct 7, 2016
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 Apr 8, 2008 [212] Eugène; French photographer (1857-1927). Oct 7, 2016
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 [59] J. S.; German composer (1685-1750). Mar 7, 2011
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 Sep 25, 2015 [367] Elisaveta; Bulgarian poet (1893-1991). Feb 23, 2017
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 [80] F.; Philippino writer (1788-1862). Oct 7, 2016
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 Apr 24, 2012 [139] George (Giorgi Balanchivadze); American choreographer of Georgian-Russian origin (1904-1983). Oct 7, 2016
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 [59] Honore de; French novelist (1799-1850). Oct 7, 2016
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 Sep 25, 2015 [59] Antanas; Lithuanian poet (1835-1902). Oct 7, 2016
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 [80] Yakovlev; 16th Century Russian architect. Oct 7, 2016
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 Dec 16, 2013 [311] Natalie Clifford; American-French playwright, poet, and novelist (1876-1972). Oct 7, 2016
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 [59] Bela; Hungarian composer (1881-1945). Oct 7, 2016
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 [80] Matsuo; Japanese poet (1644-1694). Oct 7, 2016
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 Jun 18, 2013 [75] Sidney; American jazz musician and composer (1897-1959). Jun 18, 2013
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 Nov 20, 2008 [210] Clarice; Australian painter (1887-1935). Oct 7, 2016
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 [59] Ludwig van; German composer of Flemish descent (1770-1827). Oct 7, 2016
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 Mar 3, 2010 [211] Egyptian sculptor (active c. 1340 B.C.). Oct 7, 2016
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 [59] Vissarion Grigoryevich; Russian literary critic and journalist (1811-1848). Mar 7, 2011
15811 Bellini Bellini Mercury 45 -33.77 272.83 -33.24 -34.29 272.18 273.47 +W (0-360) EU - Italy Crater, craters AA H-14 Approved Apr 3, 2019 [509] Giovanni; Italian painter (1430-1516). Apr 3, 2019
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 [80] Andres; Venezuelan poet and scholar (1781-1865). Oct 7, 2016
14575 Benoit Benoit Mercury 40 7.48 255.65 7.95 7.01 255.17 256.12 +W (0-360) NA - Haiti Crater, craters AA H-09 Approved Jul 9, 2009 [214] Rigaud; Haitian painter (1911-1987). Oct 7, 2016
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 Jul 9, 2009 [211] Sabri; Turkish painter and printmaker (1909-1993). Oct 7, 2016
15186 Berlioz Berlioz Mercury 31.44 79.36 321.34 79.73 78.99 319.35 323.33 +W (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA H-01 Approved Dec 16, 2013 [75] Hector; French composer (1803-1869). Oct 6, 2017
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 [59] Gian Lorenzo; Italian sculptor and architect (1598-1680). Mar 7, 2011
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 [59] Bjornstjerne; Norwegian poet and dramatist (1832-1910). Mar 7, 2011
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 [59] Giovanni; Italian poet and novelist (1313-1375). Mar 7, 2011
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 [59] Anicius Manlius Severinus; Roman scholar (c. A.D. 470-524). Oct 7, 2016
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 [80] Sandro; Italian painter (1445-1510). Mar 7, 2011
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 Sep 25, 2015 [368] Olga; Polish painter (1865-1940). Oct 7, 2016
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 [59] Johannes; German composer and pianist (1833-1897). Oct 7, 2016

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