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11 Abe Mango Dorsa Abe Mango Dorsa Venus 800 47 212 47 47 212 212 +E (0-360) SA - Brazil Dorsum, dorsa DO v15 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Tukano (Brazil) daughter of sun god. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
32 Achek Dorsa Achek Dorsa Venus 1000 -37.2 230 -37.2 -37.2 230 230 +E (0-360) AF - Sudan Dorsum, dorsa DO v51 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Dinka (Sudan) wife of rain god Deng. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
51 Aditi Dorsa Aditi Dorsa Venus 1200 -30 189 -30 -30 189 189 +E (0-360) AS - India Dorsum, dorsa DO v50 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Indian sky goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
101 Ahsonnutli Dorsa Ahsonnutli Dorsa Venus 1708 47.9 196.5 56.3 40.2 195.9 193.6 +E (0-360) NA - Navajo Dorsum, dorsa DO v14 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [11] Navajo (N. America) spirit of light and sky. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
105 Aida-Wedo Dorsa Aida Wedo Dorsa Venus 450 73 214 73 73 214 214 +E (0-360) SA - Haiti Dorsum, dorsa DO v05 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Haitian rainbow spirit. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
127 Akewa Dorsa Akewa Dorsa Venus 900 45.5 184 45.5 45.5 184 184 +E (0-360) SA - Argentina Dorsum, dorsa DO v14 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Toba (Argentina) sun goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
140 Akuanda Dorsa Akuanda Dorsa Venus 800 63.5 232 63.5 63.5 232 232 +E (0-360) EU - Caucasus Dorsum, dorsa DO v05 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Adygan light deity. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
190 Alkonost Dorsa Alkonost Dorsa Venus 730 -5 341 -5 -5 341 341 +E (0-360) EU - Slavic Dorsum, dorsa DO v43 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] E. Slavic wonder bird with woman's face, lives in Paradise. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
191 Allat Dorsa Allat Dorsa Venus 750 60 70 60 60 70 70 +E (0-360) AS - Arabian Dorsum, dorsa DO v03 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Arab sky goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
235 Amitolane Dorsa Amitolane Dorsa Venus 900 -77 335 -77 -77 335 335 +E (0-360) NA - American Dorsum, dorsa DO v62 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Zuni (SW USA) name of the rainbow. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
286 Anpao Dorsa Anpao Dorsa Venus 550 62 207 62 62 207 207 +E (0-360) NA - Dakota Dorsum, dorsa DO v05 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Dakota name of the dawn. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
360 Arev Dorsa Arev Dorsa Venus 420 -52 216 -52 -52 216 216 +E (0-360) AS - Armenian Dorsum, dorsa DO v59 Approved 2000-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Armenian female solar deity. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
427 Asiaq Dorsa Asiaq Dorsa Venus 400 -53 55 -51 -55 58 52 +E (0-360) NA - Eskimo Dorsum, dorsa DO v56 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Eskimo weather goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
478 Auska Dorsum Auska Dorsum Venus 361 59.9 357.8 61.1 58.4 359.9 355.8 +E (0-360) EU - Lithuania Dorsum, dorsa DO v07 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Lithuanian goddess of sun rays. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
498 Aušrā Dorsa Ausra Dorsa Venus 859 49.4 25.3 52 46.8 29.8 20.8 +E (0-360) EU - Lithuania Dorsum, dorsa DO v08 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Lithuanian dawn goddess. 2008-11-17 15:50:39.0
604 Barbale Dorsa Barbale Dorsa Venus 1200 15 143 15 15 143 143 +E (0-360) AS - Georgia Dorsum, dorsa DO v24 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Georgian sun goddess. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
685 Ben Dorsa Ben Dorsa Venus 628 71.2 284.1 73.4 69 290 278.2 +E (0-360) AS - Vietnam Dorsum, dorsa DO v06 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Vietnamese sky goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
726 Bezlea Dorsa Bezlea Dorsa Venus 807 30.4 36.5 32.6 27 39.1 33.5 +E (0-360) EU - Lithuania Dorsum, dorsa DO v09 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Lithuanian evening light goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
746 Biliku Dorsa Biliku Dorsa Venus 600 -47 138 -45 -49 140 136 +E (0-360) AS - India Dorsum, dorsa DO v48 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Andaman Isl. monsoon deity. 2010-05-15 14:29:17.0
837 Boszorkány Dorsa Boszorkany Dorsa Venus 550 -19.5 105 -17 -22.5 106 105 +E (0-360) EU - Hungary Dorsum, dorsa DO v35 Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Hungarian witch, flies over the sky. Spelling changed from Boszorkany to Boszorkány March 11, 2009. 2009-03-11 12:26:20.0
6793 [Breksta Dorsa] Breksta Dorsa Venus 700 35.9 304 38 33.8 307.4 300.6 +E (0-360) EU - Lithuania Dorsum, dorsa DO v18 Dropped 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Lithuanian night darkness goddess. (Name changed to Breksta Linea August 2004.) 2007-03-01 13:57:52.0
1158 Charykh-Keyok Dorsa Charykh Keyok Dorsa Venus 550 54.5 285 54.5 54.5 285 285 +E (0-360) AS - Siberia Dorsum, dorsa DO v06 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Khakasian (S. Siberia) magic bird. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
1180 Chih Nu Dorsum Chih Nu Dorsum Venus 625 -73 195 -73 -73 195 195 +E (0-360) AS - China Dorsum, dorsa DO v59 Approved 1994-01-01 00:00:00.0 [111] Chinese sky goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1491 Dennitsa Dorsa Dennitsa Dorsa Venus 872 85.6 205.9 89.8 81.5 311 203.7 +E (0-360) EU - Slavic Dorsum, dorsa DO v01 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Slavic goddess of day, light. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1560 Dodola Dorsa Dodola Dorsa Venus 607 46.8 272.6 48.7 44 275 270.9 +E (0-360) EU - Slavic Dorsum, dorsa DO v17 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] South Slavic rain goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1656 Dudumitsa Dorsa Dudumitsa Dorsa Venus 980 -13.5 358 -13.5 -15.5 353 2 +E (0-360) EU - Bulgaria Dorsum, dorsa DO v43 Approved 2000-01-01 00:00:00.0 [131] Bulgarian rain deity. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1680 Dyan-Mu Dorsa Dyan Mu Dorsa Venus 687 78.2 31.9 79.1 76.2 45.3 17.3 +E (0-360) AS - China Dorsum, dorsa DO v01 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Chinese lightning goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1682 Dylacha Dorsa Dylacha Dorsa Venus 650 -19 76 -19 -19 76 76 +E (0-360) AS - Tungu Dorsum, dorsa DO v34 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Evenk/Tungu (Siberia) sun goddess. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
1855 Etain Dorsa Etain Dorsa Venus 1400 -45 199 -45 -45 199 199 +E (0-360) EU - Ireland Dorsum, dorsa DO v50 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Irish sun and horse goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2028 Frigg Dorsa Frigg Dorsa Venus 896 51.2 150.6 54.9 47 150.1 147.8 +E (0-360) EU - Norse Dorsum, dorsa DO v04 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Norse, wife of supreme god Odin. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
14594 Fulgora Dorsa Fulgora Dorsa Venus 463 78.5 342 78.7 78.6 355 330 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Dorsum, dorsa DO v01 Approved 2009-09-04 00:00:00.0 [127] Roman goddess of lightning. 2009-09-04 07:38:02.0
2444 Hemera Dorsa Hemera Dorsa Venus 587 51 243.4 53.8 48.4 244.9 243.3 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Dorsum, dorsa DO v06 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Greek goddess, personification of day. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2464 Hera Dorsa Hera Dorsa Venus 813 36.4 29.5 38.8 34.5 33.5 25.3 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Dorsum, dorsa DO v08 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Greek sky goddess, wife of Zeus. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2718 Iris Dorsa Iris Dorsa Venus 2050 52.7 221.3 56.7 48.6 221.7 220.8 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Dorsum, dorsa DO v05 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Greek goddess of the rainbow. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2770 Iyele Dorsa Iyele Dorsa Venus 595 50 278.7 52.6 47.3 279.3 277.5 +E (0-360) EU - Moldova Dorsum, dorsa DO - Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Moldavian witch who directed the winds. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
6854 [Juno Dorsum] Juno Dorsum Venus 1652 -31 95.6 -26.2 -34.1 101.5 86 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Dorsum, dorsa DO v47 Dropped 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Roman sky goddess; sister and consort of Jupiter. 2007-03-01 13:57:52.0
2882 Kadlu Dorsa Kadlu Dorsa Venus 500 -69.5 188 -69.5 -69.5 188 188 +E (0-360) NA - Eskimo Dorsum, dorsa DO v59 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Eskimo thunder deity. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2900 Kalm Dorsa Kalm Dorsa Venus 300 18 309 18 18 309 309 +E (0-360) AS - Siberia Dorsum, dorsa DO v30 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Mansi (Ob River Ugra) winged messenger from gods to humans. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
2904 Kamari Dorsa Kamari Dorsa Venus 589 59.2 55.8 61.2 57.3 59.3 52 +E (0-360) AS - Georgia Dorsum, dorsa DO v02 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Georgian sky maiden, daughter of weather god. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
2948 Kastiatsi Dorsa Kastiatsi Dorsa Venus 1200 -53 245 -53 -53 245 245 +E (0-360) NA - American Dorsum, dorsa DO v60 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Acoma (SW USA) name of the rainbow. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2999 Khadne Dorsa Khadne Dorsa Venus 220 -14 334.5 -14 -14 334.5 334.5 +E (0-360) AS - Siberia Dorsum, dorsa DO v43 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Nenets (Samoyed) snowstorm maiden. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
3099 Kotsmanyako Dorsa Kotsmanyako Dorsa Venus 1900 -76 242 -76 -76 242 242 +E (0-360) NA - Pueblo Dorsum, dorsa DO v62 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Keresan Pueblo mythological girl who scattered the stars into the sky. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3142 Kuldurok Dorsa Kuldurok Dorsa Venus 1100 -50.4 61 -50.4 -50.4 61 61 +E (0-360) AS - Uzbekistan Dorsum, dorsa DO v57 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Uzbek thunder and lightning goddess. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
3310 Laūma Dorsa Lauma Dorsa Venus 1517 64.8 190.4 71.8 57.7 192.4 188.3 +E (0-360) EU - Latvia Dorsum, dorsa DO v05 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Latvian witch, flies in the sky. 2008-11-17 15:50:40.0
3305 Laverna Dorsa Laverna Dorsa Venus 1100 -50 132 -50 -50 132 132 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Dorsum, dorsa DO - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Roman darkness and income goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3342 Lemkechen Dorsa Lemkechen Dorsa Venus 2000 18.5 68.5 22 15 80 57 +E (0-360) Dorsum, dorsa DO v22 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Berber pole star goddess, holds camel motionless to milk it. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3511 Lukelong Dorsa Lukelong Dorsa Venus 1566 73.3 178.8 78.7 66.8 184.1 155.4 +E (0-360) OC - Caroline Is. Dorsum, dorsa DO v04 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Polynesian goddess, creator of heavens. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3516 Lumo Dorsa Lumo Dorsa Venus 500 24.5 149 24.5 24.5 149 149 +E (0-360) AS - Tibet Dorsum, dorsa DO v24 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Tibetan goddess of sky, rain, and mist. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3660 Mardezh-Ava Dorsa Mardezh Ava Dorsa Venus 906 32.4 68.6 36 28.5 69.6 64.8 +E (0-360) EU - Finland Dorsum, dorsa DO v10 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [65] Marian (Volga Finn) wind goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3842 Menkerot Dorsa Menkerot Dorsa Venus 770 -20 351.5 -18 -25 352 351 +E (0-360) AF - Egypt Dorsum, dorsa DO v43 Approved 2000-01-01 00:00:00.0 [131] Ancient Egyptian goddess, mother of the sun. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0

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