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Feature NameLatitudeLongitudeDiameter (km)Origin
Abbe-57.3175.266Ernst Karl; German optician, physicist, astronomer (1840-1905).
Abbot5.654.810Charles Greeley; American astrophysicist (1872-1973).
[Abduh]14.7399Mohammed; Egyptian writer (1849-1905). Note: The IAU-approved name for this feature is Lyell A.
Abel-34.587.3122Niels Henrik; Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
Abenezra-2111.942Abraham ben Meir Ibn Ezra; Spanish mathematician, astronomer (1092-1164/1167).
Abetti20.127.81.5Antonio; Italian astronomer (1846-1928); Giorgio; Italian astronomer (1882-1982).
Abul Wafa1116.655Abu al-Wafu al-Buzajani; Persian mathematician, astronomer (940-998).
Abulfeda-13.813.965Ismail Ibn Abu al-Fida; Syrian geographer (1273-1331).
Acosta-5.660.113Cristobal; Portuguese doctor, natural historian (1515-1580).
Adams-31.968.266John Couch; British astronomer (1819-1892); Charles Hitchcock; American astronomer (1868-1951);
Walter Sydney; American astronomer (1876-1956).
Agatharchides-19.8-30.948Agatharchides of Cnidos; Greek geographer (c. 116 B.C.).
Agrippa4.110.544Greek astronomer (unkn-fl. A.D. 92).
Airy-18.15.736George Biddell; British astronomer (1801-1892).
Aitken-16.8173.4135Robert Grant; American astronomer (1864-1951).
Akis20-31.82Greek female name.
Al-Bakri14.320.212Abu Ubayd Abdallah Ibn abd al-Aziz Ibn Muhammad; Spanish-Arab geographer (1010-1094).
Al-Biruni17.992.577Abu ar-Rayhan Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Biruni; Persian astronomer, mathematician, geographer (973-1048).
Al-Khwarizmi7.1106.465Iraqi mathematician (unkn-c. 825).
Al-Marrakushi-10.455.88Abu 'Ali al-Hasan Ibn 'Ali al-Marrakushi; Moroccan astronomer, mathematician (fl. c. A.D. 1281/1282).
Alan-10.9-6.12Irish male name.
Albategnius-11.74.3114Muhammed Ben Geber Al-Battani; Arab astronomer, mathematician (c. 858-929).
Alden-23.6110.8104Harold Lee; American astronomer (1890-1964).
Alder-48.6-177.477Kurt; German organic chemist; Nobel laureate (1902-1958).
Aldrin1.422.13Edwin Eugene, Jr. ("Buzz"); American astronaut (1930-Live).
Alekhin-68.2-131.370Nikolaj P.; Soviet rocket designer, engineer (1913-1964).
Alexander40.313.581Alexander the Great, of Macedon; Greek geographer (356-323 B.C.).
Alfraganus-5.41920Al-Fargani, Abu'l-'Abbas Ahmad Ibn Muhammad Ibn Kathir; Persian astronomer (unkn-c. 840).
Alhazen15.971.832Abu Ali Al-Hasan Ibn Al Haitham; Iraqi mathematician (987-1038).
Aliacensis-30.65.279D'Ailly, Pierre; French geographer (1350-1420).
Almanon-16.815.249Abdalla Al Mamun; Persian astronomer (786-833).
Aloha29.8-53.93Hawaiian greeting.
Alpetragius-16-4.539Al-Bitruji Al-Ishbili, Abu Ishaq; Spanish astronomer (unkn-c. 1100).
Alphonsus-13.7-3.2108Alfonso X (El Sabio); Spanish astronomer (1221-1284).
Alter18.7-107.564Dinsmore; American astronomer, meteorologist (1888-1968).
Ameghino3.3579Fiorino (or Florentino); Argentine paleontologist and anthropologist (1854-1911).
Amici-9.9-172.154Giovanni Battista; Italian astronomer, optician (1786-1863).
Ammonius-8.5-0.88Greek philosopher (unkn.-c. A.D. 517-526).
Amontons-5.346.82Guillaume; French physicist (1663-1705).
Amundsen-84.385.6101Roald Engelbregt Gravning; Norwegian explorer (1872-1928).
Anaxagoras73.4-10.150Greek astronomer (500-428 B.C.).
Anaximander66.9-51.367Greek astronomer (c. 611-547 B.C.).
Anaximenes72.5-44.580Greek astronomer (585-528 B.C.).
Andel-10.412.435Karel; Czechoslovakian astronomer (1884-1948).
Anders-41.3-142.940William Alison; American astronaut (1933-Live).
Anderson15.8171.1109John August; American astronomer (1876-1959).
Andersson-49.7-95.313Leif Erland; American astronomer (1943-1979).
Andronov-22.7146.116Aleksandr Aleksandrovich; Soviet physicist (1901-1952).
Ango20.5-32.31African male name.
Angstrom29.9-41.69Anders Jonas; Swedish physicist (1814-1874).
Ann25.1-0.13Hebrew female name.
Annegrit29.4-25.61German female name.
Ansgarius-12.779.794St. Ansgar; German theologian (801-864).
Antoniadi-69.7-172143Eugene Michael; Turkish-born French astronomer (1870-1944).
Anuchin-49101.357Dimitrii Nikolaevich; Russian geographer (1843-1923).
Anville1.949.510Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon; French cartographer (1697-1782).
Apianus-26.97.963Bienewitz, Peter; German mathematician, astronomer (1495-1552).
Apollo-36.1-151.8537Named to honor Apollo missions.
Apollonius4.561.153Apollonius of Perga; Greek mathematician (c. 262-190 B.C.).
Appleton37.2158.363Sir Edward Victor; British physicist; Nobel laureate (1892-1965).
Arago6.221.426Dominique Francois Jean; French astronomer (1786-1853).
Aratus23.64.510Aratus of Soli; Greek astronomer (c. 310-240/239 B.C.).
Archimedes29.7-482Greek physicist, mathematician (c. 287-212 B.C.).
Archytas58.7531Greek mathematician (428-347 B.C. ?).
Argelander-16.55.834Friedrich Wilhelm August; German astronomer (1799-1875).
Ariadaeus4.617.311Philip III of Macedonia; chronologer (c. 358-317 B.C.).
[Ariosto]-3.695.623Ludovico; Italian writer (1474-1533). Note: The approved name for this feature is Hirayama C.
Aristarchus23.7-47.440Greek astronomer (310-230 B.C. ?).
Aristillus33.91.255Greek astronomer (fl. c. 280 B.C.).
Aristoteles50.217.487Greek astronomer, philosopher (383-322 B.C.).
Arminski-16.4154.226Franciszek; Polish astronomer (1789-1848). (Spelling changed from Armínski.)
Armstrong1.4254Neil Alden; American astronaut (1930-Live).
Arnold66.835.994Christoph; German astronomer (1650-1695).
Arrhenius-55.6-91.340Svante August; Swedish chemist; Nobel laureate (1859-1927).
Artamonov25.5103.560Nikolaj N.; Soviet rocket scientist (1906-1965).
Artem'ev10.8-144.467Vladimir Andreevich; Soviet rocket scientist (1885-1962).
Artemis25-25.42Greek Moon goddess.
Artsimovich27.6-36.68Lev Andreevich; Soviet physicist (1909-1973).
Aryabhata6.235.122Aryabhata I; Indian astronomer, mathematician (476-c.550).
Arzachel-18.2-1.996Al-Zarqali; Spanish-Arabic astronomer (died 1100).
Asada7.349.912Goryu; Japanese astronomer (1734-1799).
Asclepi-55.125.442Giuseppe Maria; Italian astronomer (1706-1776).
Ashbrook-81.4-112.5156Joseph; American astronomer (1918-1980). Note: Formerly Drygalski Q.
Aston32.9-87.743Francis William; British chemist, physicist; Nobel laureate (1877-1945).
Atlas46.744.487Mythological Greek Titan.
Atwood-5.857.729George; British mathematician, physicist (1746-1807).
[Austen]-993.628Jane; British author (1775-1817). The approved name for this feature is Hirayama M.
Autolycus30.71.539Autolycus of Pitane; Greek astronomer (fl. c. 310 B.C.).
Auwers15.117.220Georg Friedrich Julius Arthur; German astronomer (1838-1915).
Auzout10.364.132Adrien; French astronomer, physicist (1622-1691).
Avery-1.481.49Oswald Theodore; Canadian doctor (1877-1955).
Avicenna39.7-97.274Abu Ali Al-Hussein Ibn Abdallah; Persian doctor (980-1037).
Avogadro63.1164.9139Amedeo (Conte Di Quarengna); Italian physicist (1776-1856).
Azophi-22.112.747Al-Sufi, Abderrahman; Persian astronomer (903-986).
Baade-44.8-81.855Wilhelm Heinrich Walter; American astronomer (1893-1960).
Babakin-20.8123.320Georgii Nikolaevich; Soviet space scientist (1914-1971).
Babbage59.7-57.1143Charles; British mathematician (1792-1871).
Babcock4.293.999Harold Delos; American astronomer, physicist (1882-1968).
Back1.180.735Ernst Emil Alexander; German physicist (1881-1959).
Backlund-1610375Jons Oskar; Russian astronomer (1846-1916).
Baco-5119.169Roger; British natural philosopher, optician (c. 1214-c. 1294).
Baillaud74.637.589(Edouard) Benjamin; French astronomer (1848-1934).
Bailly-66.5-69.1287Jean Sylvain; French astronomer (1736-1793).
Baily49.730.426Francis; British astronomer (1774-1844).
Balandin-18.9152.612Aleksey Aleksandrovich; Soviet chemist (1898-1967).
Balboa19.1-83.269Vasco Nunez de; Spanish explorer (1475-1519).
Baldet-53.3-151.155Fernand; French astronomer (1885-1964).
Ball-35.9-8.441William; British astronomer (unkn-1690).
Balmer-20.369.8138Johann Jakob; Swiss mathematician, physician (1825-1898).
[Balzac]-89539Honore de; French author (1799-1850). Note: The approved name for this feature is Hirayama K.
Banachiewicz5.280.192Tadeusz; Polish astronomer, mathematician (1882-1954).
Bancroft28-6.413Wilder Dwight; American chemist (1867-1953).
Banting26.616.45Sir Frederick Grant; Canadian doctor; Nobel laureate (1891-1941).
Barbier-23.8157.966Daniel; French astronomer (1907-1965).
Barkla-10.767.242Charles Glover; British physicist; Nobel laureate (1877-1944).
Barnard-29.585.6105Edward Emerson; American astronomer (1857-1923).
Barocius-44.916.882Francesco; Italian mathematician (1537-1604).
Barringer-28-149.768Daniel Moreau; American engineer, geologist (1860-1929).
Barrow71.37.792Isaac; British mathematician (1630-1677).
Bartels24.5-89.855Julius; German geophysicist (1899-1964).
[Baudelaire]-23.2123.115Pierre Charles; French poet (1821-1867). Note: This name was never approved by the IAU.
Bawa-25.3102.61African male name.
Bayer-51.6-3547Johann; German astronomer (1572-1625).
Beals37.386.548Carlyle Smith; Canadian astronomer (1899-1979). Note: Formerly Riemann A
Beaumont-1828.853Jean-Baptiste-Armand-Louis-Léonce Élie de; French geologist (1798-1874).
Becquerel40.7129.765Antoine-Henri; French physicist; Nobel laureate (1852-1908).
Becvar-1.9125.267Antonin; Czechoslovakian astronomer (1901-1965).
Beer27.1-9.19Wilhelm; German astronomer (1797-1850).
Behaim-16.579.455Martin; German navigator, cartographer (1459-1507).
Beijerinck-13.5151.870Martinus Willem; Dutch botanist (1851-1931).
Beketov16.329.28Nikolai Nikolaevich; Russian chemist (1827-1911).
Bel'kovich61.190.2214Igor V.; Soviet astronomer (1904-1949).
Bela24.72.311Slavic female name.
Bell21.8-96.486Alexander Graham; Scottish-American inventor (1847-1922).
Bellinsgauzen (Bellingshausen)-60.6-164.663Faddei Faddeevich; Russian explorer (1778-1852).
Bellot-12.448.217Joseph Rene; French explorer (1826-1853).
Belopol'skiy-17.2-128.159Aristarch Apollonovich; Russian astronomer (1854-1934).
Belyaev23.3143.554Pavel Ivanovich; Soviet cosmonaut (1925-1970).
Benedict4.4141.514Francis Gano; American chemist, physiologist (1870-1957).
Bergman7137.521Torbern Olof; Swedish chemist, mineralogist, astronomer (1735-1784).
Bergstrand-18.8176.343Carl Osten Emanuel; Swedish astronomer (1873-1948).
Berkner25.2-105.286Lloyd Viel; American geophysicist (1905-1967).
Berlage-63.2-162.892Hendrik Petrus; Dutch geophysicist, meteorologist (1896-1968).
[Bernini]14.9307Gianlorenzo; Italian artist (1598-1680). Note: The approved name for this feature is Jansen L.
Bernoulli3560.747Jacques; Swiss mathematician (1654-1705); Jean; Swiss mathematician (1667-1748). (Spelling changed from Bernouilli.)
Berosus33.569.974Berosus the Chaldean; Babylonian astronomer (unkn-c. 250 B.C.).
Berzelius36.650.950Jons Jacob; Swedish chemist (1779-1848).
Bessarion14.9-37.310John; Greek scholar (1403-1472).
Bessel21.817.915Friedrich Wilhelm; German astronomer (1784-1846).
Bettinus-63.4-44.871Mario; Italian mathematician, astronomer (1582-1657).
Bhabha-55.1-164.564Homi Jehangir; Indian physicist (1909-1966).
Bianchini48.7-34.338Francesco; Italian astronomer (1662-1729).
Biela-54.951.376Wilhelm von; Austrian astronomer (1782-1856).
Bilharz-5.856.343Theodor; German doctor, zoologist (1825-1862).
Billy-13.8-50.145Jacques de; French mathematician (1602-1679).
Bingham8.1115.133Hiram; American explorer (1875-1956).
Biot-22.651.112Jean-Baptiste; French astronomer (1774-1862).
Birkeland-30.2173.982Olaf Kristian; Norwegian physicist (1867-1917).
Birkhoff58.7-146.1345George David; American mathematician (1884-1944).
Birmingham65.1-10.592John; Irish astronomer (1816-1884).
Birt-22.4-8.516William R.; British selenographer (1804-1881).
Bjerknes-38.411348Vilhelm Friman Koren; Norwegian physicist (1862-1951).
Black-9.280.418Joseph; French chemist (1728-1799).
Blackett-37.5-116.1141Patrick Maynard Stuart; British physicist; Nobel laureate (1897-1974).
Blagg1.31.55Mary Adela; British astronomer (1858-1944).
Blancanus-63.8-21.4117Biancani, Giuseppe; Italian mathematician, astronomer (1566-1624).
Blanchard-58.5-94.440Jean-Pierre-François; French aeronaut (1753-1809). Note: Formerly Arrhenius P
Blanchinus-25.42.561Bianchini, Giovanni; Italian astronomer (unkn-fl. 1458).
Blazhko31.6-14854Sergei Nikolaevich; Soviet astronomer (1870-1956).
Bliss53-13.520Nathaniel; English Astronomer Royal (1700-1764). Note: Formerly Plato A
Bobillier19.615.56Etienne; French geometer (1798-1840).
Bobone26.9-131.831Jorge; Argentinean astronomer (1901-1958).
Bode6.7-2.418Johann Elert; German astronomer (1747-1826).
Boethius5.672.310Anicius Manlius Severinus; Roman scholar(c. A.D. 470-524).
Boguslawsky-72.943.297Palm Heinrich Ludwig von; German astronomer (1789-1851).
Bohnenberger-16.24033Johann Gottlieb Friedrich Von; German astronomer (1765-1831).
Bohr12.4-86.671Niels Henrik David; Danish physicist; Nobel laureate (1885-1962).
Bok-20.2-171.645Priscilla Fairfield; American astronomer (1896-1975), Bart Jan; Dutch-American astronomer (1906-1983).
Boltzmann-74.9-90.776Ludwig Eduard; Austrian physicist (1844-1906).
Bolyai-33.6125.9135Janos; Hungarian mathematician (1802-1860).
Bombelli5.356.210Rafael; Italian mathematician (1526-1572).
Bondarenko-17.8136.330Valentin Vasilyevich; Soviet student-cosmonaut (1937-1961). Note: Formerly Patsaev G
Bonpland-8.3-17.460Aime-Jacques-Alexandre; French botanist (1773-1858).
Boole63.7-87.463George; British mathematician (1815-1864).
Borda-25.146.644Jean Charles de; French astronomer (1733-1799).
Borel22.326.44Felix Edouard Emile; French mathematician (1871-1956).
Boris30.6-33.51Russian male name.
Borman-38.8-147.750Frank; American astronaut, engineer (1928-Live).
Born-666.814Max; German physicist (1882-1970).
Boscovich9.811.146Rudjer J.; Italian physicist (1711-1787).
Bose-53.5-17091Jagadis Chandra; Indian botanist, physicist (1858-1937).
Boss45.889.247Lewis; American astronomer (1846-1912).
Bouguer52.3-35.822Pierre; French hydrographer (1698-1758).
Boussingault-70.254.6142Jean Baptiste Dieudonne; French chemist (1802-1887).
Bowditch-25103.140Nathaniel; American astronomer, mathematician (1773-1848).
Bowen17.69.18Ira Sprague; American astronomer (1898-1973).
Boyle-53.1178.157Robert; British natural philosopher, chemist (1627-1691).
Brackett17.923.68Frederick Sumner; American physicist (1896-1988).
Bragg42.5-102.984Sir William Henry; Australian physicist; Nobel laureate (1862-1942).
Brashear-73.8-170.755John Alfred; American astronomer (1840-1920).
Brayley20.9-36.914Edward William; British geographer (1801-1870).
Bredikhin17.3-158.259Fedor Aleksandrovich; Russian astronomer (1831-1904).
Breislak-48.218.349Scipione; Italian chemist, geologist, mathematician (1748-1826).
Brenner-3939.397Leo (Spiridon Gopcevic); Austrian astronomer (1855-1928).
Brewster23.334.710David; Scottish optician (1781-1868).
Brianchon75-86.2134Charles-Julien; French mathematician (1783-1864).
Bridgman43.5137.180Percy Williams; American physicist; Nobel laureate (1882-1961).
Briggs26.5-69.137Henry; British mathematician (1561-1630).
Brisbane-49.168.544Sir Thomas Makdougall; Scottish astronomer (1773-1860).
Bronk26.1-134.564Detlev Wulf; American neurophysiologist (1897-1975).
Brouwer-36.2-126158Dirk; American astronomer (1902-1966); Luitzen Egbertus Jan; Dutch mathematician (1881-1966).
Brown-46.4-17.934Ernest William; British astronomer, mathematician (1866-1938).
Bruce1.10.46Catherine Wolfe; American philanthropist, astronomy patron (1816-1900).
Brunner-9.990.953William Otto; Swiss astronomer (1878-1958).
Buch-38.817.753Christian Leopold von; German geologist (1774-1853).
Buffon-40.4-133.4106Georges Louis Leclerc; French natural historian (1707-1788).
Buisson-1.4112.556Henri; French physicist, astronomer (1873-1944).
Bullialdus-20.7-22.260Boulliau, Ismael; French astronomer (1605-1694).
Bunsen41.4-85.352Robert Wilhelm Eberhard; German chemist (1811-1899).
Burckhardt31.156.556Johann Karl; German astronomer (1773-1825).
Bürg4528.239Johann Tobias; Austrian astronomer (1766-1834).
Burnham-13.97.324Sherburne Wesley; American astronomer (1838-1921).
Büsching-382052Anton Friedrich; German geographer (1724-1793).
Butlerov12.5-108.740Aleksandr Mikhailovich; Russian chemist (1828-1886).
Buys-Ballot20.8174.555Christoph Hendrik Diederik; Dutch meteorologist (1817-1890).
Byrd85.39.893Richard Edwin; American explorer, aviator, navigator (1888-1957).
Byrgius-24.7-65.387Burgi, Joost; Swiss horologist (1552-1632).
C. Herschel34.5-31.213Caroline Lucretia; British astronomer (1750-1848).
C. Mayer63.217.338Christian; German astronomer, mathematician, physicist (1719-1783).
Cabannes-60.9-169.680Jean; French physicist (1885-1959).
Cabeus-84.9-35.598Cabeo, Niccolo; Italian astronomer (1586-1650).
Cailleux-60.8153.350Andre; French geologist (1907-1986). Note: Formerly Poincare R.
Cajal12.631.19Santiago Ramon Y; Spanish doctor; Nobel laureate (1852-1934).
Cajori-47.4168.870Florian; American mathematician (1859-1930).
Calippus38.910.732Calippus of Cyzicus; Greek astronomer (c. 370 B.C.). Note: Alternate spelling is Callippus.
Cameron6.245.910Robert Curry; American astronomer (1925-1972).
[Camoens]0.884.933Luis de; Portuguese author (1524-1530).
Campanus-28-27.848Campanus of Navara; Italian astronomer (c. 1200-1296).
Campbell45.3151.4219Leon; American astronomer (1881-1951); William Wallace; American astronomer (1862-1938).
Cannizzaro55.6-99.656Stanislao; Italian chemist (1826-1910).
Cannon19.981.456Annie Jump; American astronomer (1863-1941).
Cantor38.2118.681Georg; German mathematician (1845-1918); Moritz; German mathematician (1829-1920).
Capella-7.53549Martianus; Roman astronomer (c. A.D. 400-unkn).
Capuanus-34.1-26.759Francesco Capuano Di Manfredonia; Italian astronomer (c. 1400-unkn).
Cardanus13.2-72.549Cardano, Girolamo; Italian mathematician (1501-1576).
Carlini33.7-24.110Francesco; Italian astronomer (1783-1862).
Carlos24.92.34Spanish male name.
Carmichael19.640.420Leonard; American psychologist (1898-1973).
Carnot52.3-143.5126Nicolas-Leonard Sadi; French physicist (1796-1832).
Carol8.5122.38Latin female name.
Carpenter69.4-50.959James; British astronomer (1840-1899); Edwin Francis; American astronomer (1898-1963).
Carrel10.726.715Alexis; French doctor, physiologist; Nobel laureate (1873-1944).
Carrillo-2.280.916Flores Nabor; Mexican soil engineer (1911-1967).
Carrington4462.130Richard Christopher; British astronomer (1826-1875).
Cartan4.259.315Elie-Joseph; French mathematician (1869-1951).
Carver-43126.959George Washington; American botanist (1864-1943).
Casatus-72.8-29.5108Casati, Paolo; Italian mathematician (1617-1707).
Cassegrain-52.4113.555Laurent; French astronomer, doctor (1629-1693).
Cassini40.24.656Giovanni Domenico; Italian-French astronomer (1625-1712); Jacques; French astronomer (1677-1756).
Catalan-45.7-87.325Miguel Antonio; Spanish spectroscopist (1894-1957).
Catharina-18.123.4104St. Catherine of Alexandria; Greek theologian, philosopher (unkn-c. 307).
Cauchy9.638.612Augustin Louis; French mathematician (1789-1857).
Cavalerius5.1-66.857Cavalieri, Buonaventura; Italian mathematician (1598-1647).
Cavendish-24.5-53.756Henry; British chemist, physicist (1731-1810).
Caventou29.8-29.43Joseph-Bienaime; French chemist, pharmacologist (1795-1877).
Cayley415.114Arthur; British astronomer, mathematician (1821-1895).
[Cellini]-7.88334Benvenuto; Italian artist, writer (1500-1571). Note: The approved name for this feature is Kastner S.
Celsius-34.120.136Anders; Swedish astronomer (1701-1744).
Censorinus-0.432.73Roman astronomer (fl. A.D. 238).
Cepheus40.845.839Mythological astronomer, father of Andromeda.
[Cervantes]-3.499.225Miguel De; Spanish writer (1547-1616). Note: The approved name for this feature is Wyld J.
Chacornac29.831.751Jean; French astronomer (1823-1873).
Chadwick-52.7-101.330Sir James; British physicist (1891-1974). Note: Formerly De Roy X
Chaffee-38.8-153.949Roger Bruce; American aeronautic engineer, astronaut (1935-1967).
Challis79.59.255James; British astronomer, mathematician, physicist (1803-1862).
Chalonge-21.2-117.330Daniel; French astronomer (1895-1977). Note: Formerly Lewis R.
Chamberlin-58.995.758Thomas Chrowder; American geologist (1843-1928).
Champollion37.4175.258Jean-François; French egyptologist (1790-1832).
Chandler43.8171.585Seth Carlo; American astronomer (1846-1913).
Chang Heng19112.243Chinese astronomer (78-139).
Chang-Ngo-12.7-2.13Chinese female name.
Chant-40-109.233Clarence Augustus; Canadian astronomer, physicist (1865-1956).
Chaplygin-6.2150.3137Sergei Alekseevich; Soviet mathematician, engineer (1869-1942).
Chapman50.4-100.771Sydney; British geophysicist (1888-1970).
Chappe-61.2-91.559d'Auteroche, Jean-Baptiste; French astronomer (1728-1769). Note: Formerly Hausen A
Chappell54.7-17780James F.; American astronomer (1891-1964).
Charles29.9-26.41French male name.
Charlier36.6-131.599Carl Wilhelm Ludwig; Swedish astronomer (1862-1934).
Chaucer3.7-14045Geoffrey; British writer, astronomer (c. 1340-1400).
Chauvenet-11.513781William; American astronomer, mathematician (1820-1870).
Chawla-42.8-147.515Kalpana; American astronaut, Space Shuttle Columbia Mission Specialist (1961-2003).
Chebyshev-33.7-133.1178Pafnuty Lvovich; Russian mathematician (1821-1894).
[Chekov]-6.6820Anton Pavlovich; Russian author (1860-1904). Note: The IAU-approved name for this feature is Kastner R.
[Chenier]-17.7132.433Andre Marie; French poet (1762-1794). Note: The approved name for this feature is Patsaev.
Chernyshev47.3174.258Nikolaj G.; Soviet rocketry engineer (1906-1963).
Chevallier44.951.252Temple; British astronomer (1794-1873).
Ching-Te20304Chinese male name.
Chladni41.113Ernst Florens Friedrich; German physicist (1756-1827).
Chretien-45.9162.988Henri; French mathematician, astronomer (1870-1956).
Cichus-33.3-21.140Francesco Degli Stabili (Cecco D'Ascoli); Italian astronomer (1257-1327).
Clairaut-47.713.975Alexis Claude; French mathematician (1713-1765).
Clark-38.4118.949Alvan; American astronomer (1804-1887); Alvan G.; American astronomer, optician (1832-1897).
Clausius-36.9-43.824Rudolf Julius Emmanuel; German physicist (1822-1888).
Clavius-58.8-14.1245Christopher Klau; German mathematician (1537-1612).
Cleomedes27.756125Greek astronomer (unkn-c. 50 B.C.).
Cleostratus60.4-7762Greek astronomer (unkn-c. 500 B.C.).
Clerke21.729.86Agnes Mary; British astronomer (1842-1907).
Coblentz-37.9126.133William Weber; American physicist, astronomer (1873-1962).
Cockcroft31.3-162.693Sir John Douglas; British nuclear physicist; Nobel laureate (1897-1967).
Collins1.323.72Michael; American astronaut (1930-Live).
Colombo-15.145.876Columbus, Christopher; Spanish explorer (1451-1506).
Compton55.3103.8162Arthur Holly; American physicist, Nobel laureate (1892-1962); Karl Taylor; American physicist (1887-1954).
Comrie23.3-112.759Leslie John; British astronomer (1893-1950).
Comstock21.8-121.572George Cary; American astronomer (1855-1934).
Condon1.960.434Edward Uhler; American physicist (1902-1974).
Condorcet12.169.674Jean de; French mathematician (1743-1794).
Congreve-0.2-167.357Sir William; British rocket engineer, inventor (1772-1828).
Conon21.6221Conon of Samos; Greek astronomer (c. 260 B.C.).
Cook-17.548.946James; British explorer (1728-1779).
Cooper52.9175.636John Cobb; American jurist, scholar (1887-1967).
Copernicus9.7-20.193Nicholas; Polish astronomer (1473-1543).
Cori-50.6-151.965Gerty Theresa Radnitz; Czech-American physiologist; Nobel laureate (1896-1957).
Coriolis0.1171.878Gaspard-Gustave de; French physicist (1792-1843).
[Corneille]12.3134.835Pierre; French dramatist (1606-1684). Note: The IAU-approved name for this feature is Chauvenet S.
Couder-4.8-92.421Andre; French astronomer (1897-1979). Note: Formerly Maunder Z
Coulomb54.7-114.689Charles-Augustin de; French physicist (1736-1806).
Courtney25.1-30.81English male name.
Cremona67.5-90.685Antonio Luigi Gaudenzio Guiseppe; Italian mathematician (1830-1903).
Crile14.2469George Washington; American doctor (1864-1943).
Crocco-47.5150.275Gaetano Arturo; Italian aeronautical engineer (1877-1968).
Crommelin-68.1-146.994Andrew Claude De La Cherois; British astronomer (1865-1939).
Crookes-10.3-164.549Sir William; British physicist, chemist (1832-1919).
Crozier-13.550.822Francis Rawdon Moira; British explorer (1796-1848).
Cruger-16.7-66.845Peter; German mathematician (1580-1639).
Ctesibius0.8118.736Egyptian physicist (unkn-c. 100 B.C.).
Curie-22.991151Pierre; French physicist, chemist; Nobel laureate (1859-1906).
Curtis14.656.62Heber Doust; American astronomer (1872-1942).
Curtius-67.24.495Curtz, Albert; German astronomer (1600-1671).
Cusanus7270.863Nikolaus Krebs; German mathematician, philosopher (1401-1464).
Cuvier-50.39.975Georges; French natural scientist, paleontologist (1769-1832).
Cyrano-20.5157.780Cyrano De Bergerac Savinien; French writer (1615-1655).
Cyrillus-13.22498Saint Cyril; Egyptian theologian, chronologist (unkn-A.D. 444).
Cysatus-66.2-6.148Cysat, Jean-Baptiste; Swiss mathematician, astronomer (1588-1657).
D'Alembert50.8163.9248Jean-Le-Rond; French mathematician, physicist (1717-1783).
D'Arrest2.314.730Heinrich Louis; German astronomer (1822-1875).
D'Arsonval-10.3124.628Jacques Arsene; French physicist (1851-1940).
D. Brown-42-147.215David McDowell; American astronaut, Space Shuttle Columbia Mission Specialist (1956-2003).
da Vinci9.14537Leonardo; Italian artist, inventor, mathematician (1452-1519).
Daedalus-5.9179.493Greek mythological character.
Dag18.75.30.5Scandinavian male name.
Daguerre-11.933.646Louis-Jacques-Mande; French artist, chemist, photographer (1789-1851).
Dale-9.682.922Sir Henry Hallett; British physiologist; Nobel laureate (1875-1968).
Dalton17.1-84.360John; British chemist, physicist (1766-1844).
Daly5.759.617Reginald Aldworth; Canadian-born American geologist (1871-1957).
Damoiseau-4.8-61.136Baron Marie-Charles-Theodor de; French astronomer (1768-1846).
Daniell35.331.129John Frederick; British physicist, chemist, meteorologist (1790-1845).
Danjon-11.412471Andre; French astronomer (1890-1967).
Dante25.518054Alighieri; Italian poet (1265-1321).
[Dario]-11.390.719Ruben; Nicaraguan author (1867-1916). Note: The approved name for this feature is Brunner N.
Darney-14.5-23.515Maurice; French astronomer (1882-1958).
Darwin-20.2-69.5120Charles; British natural scientist (1809-1882).
Das-26.6-136.838Amil Kumar; Indian astronomer (1902-1961).
Daubree15.714.714Gabriel-Auguste; French geologist (1814-1896).
Davisson-37.5-174.687Clinton Joseph; American physicist; Nobel laureate (1881-1958).
Davy-11.8-8.134Humphry; British physicist (1778-1829).
Dawes17.226.418William Rutter; British astronomer (1799-1868).
Dawson-67.4-134.745Bernhard Hildebrandt; Argentinean astronomer (1890-1960).
De Forest-77.3-162.157Lee; American inventor (1873-1961).
de Gasparis-25.9-50.730Annibale; Italian astronomer (1819-1892).
de Gerlache-88.5-87.132.4Adrien; Belgian Antarctic explorer (1866-1934).
De La Rue59.152.3134Warren; British astronomer (1815-1889).
De Moraes49.5143.253Abraao de; Brazilian astronomer (1916-1970).
De Morgan3.314.910Augustus; British mathematician (1806-1871).
De Roy-55.3-99.143Felix; Belgian astronomer (1883-1942).
De Sitter80.139.664Willem; Dutch astronomer (1872-1934).
De Vico-19.7-60.220Francesco; Italian astronomer (1805-1848).
De Vries-19.9-176.759Hugo Marie; Dutch botanist (1848-1935).
Debes29.551.730Ernest; German cartographer (1840-1923).
Debus-10.599.620Kurt Heinrich; German physicist (1908-1983). Note: Formerly Ganskiy H
Debye49.6-176.2142Peter Joseph William; Dutch physicist, chemist; Nobel laureate (1884-1966).
Dechen46.1-68.212Ernst Heinrich Karl von; German geologist, mineralogist (1800-1889).
[Defoe]-680.518Daniel; British author (c. 1661-1731). Note: The approved name for this feature is Kastner B.
Delambre-1.917.551Jean-Baptiste Joseph; French astronomer (1749-1822).
Delaunay-22.22.546Charles-Eugene; French astronomer (1816-1872).
Delia-10.9-6.12Greek female name.
Delisle29.9-34.625Joseph Nicolas; French astronomer (1688-1768).
Dellinger-6.8140.681John Howard; American physicist (1886-1962).
Delmotte27.160.232Gabriel; French astronomer (1876-1950).
Delporte-16121.645Eugene Joseph; Belgian astronomer (1882-1955).
Deluc-55-2.846Jean Andre; Swiss geologist, physicist (1727-1817).
Dembowski2.97.226Baron Ercole; Italian astronomer (1815-1881).
Democritus62.33539Greek astronomer, philosopher (c. 460-360 B.C.).
Demonax-77.960.8128Greek philosopher (fl. 2nd century A.D.).
Denning-16.4142.644William Fredrick; British astronomer (1848-1931).
Desargues70.2-73.385Gerard; French mathematician, engineer (1593-1662).
Descartes-11.715.748Rene; French mathematician, philosopher (1596-1650).
Deseilligny21.120.66Jules Alfred Pierrot; French selenographer (1868-1918).
Deslandres-33.1-4.8256Henri Alexandre; French astrophysicist (1853-1948).
Deutsch24.1110.566Armin Joseph; American astronomer (1918-1969).
Dewar-2.7165.550Sir James; British chemist (1842-1923).
Diana14.335.72Latin female name.
Diderot-20.4121.520Denis; French philosopher (1713-1784).
Dionysius2.817.318St. Dionysius the Areopagite; Greek astronomer (A.D. 9-120).
Diophantus27.6-34.317Greek mathematician (unkn-c. A.D. 300).
Dirichlet11.1-151.447Peter Gustav Lejeune; German mathematician (1805-1859).
Dobrovol'skiy-12.8129.738Georgy Timofeyevich; Soviet cosmonaut (1928-1971).
Doerfel-69.1-107.968Georg Samuel; German astronomer (1643-1688).
Dollond-10.414.411John; British optician (1706-1761).
Donati-20.75.236Giovanni Battista; Italian astronomer (1826-1873).
Donna7.238.32Italian female name.
Donner-31.49858Anders Severin; Finnish astronomer (1854-1938).
Doppelmayer-28.5-41.463Johann Gabriel; German mathematician, astronomer (1671-1750).
Doppler-12.6-159.6110Johann Christian; Austrian physicist, mathematician, astronomer (1803-1853).
Douglass35.9-122.449Andrew Ellicott; American astronomer (1867-1962).
Dove-46.731.530Heinrich Wilhelm; German physicist (1803-1879).
[Doyle]284.532Sir Arthur Conan; British novelist (1859-1930). Note: The approved name for this feature is Schubert C.
Draper17.6-21.78Henry; American astronomer (1837-1882).
Drebbel-40.9-4930Cornelius; Dutch inventor (1572-1634).
Dreyer1096.961Johann Ludwig Emil; Danish astronomer (1852-1926).
Drude-38.5-91.824Paul Karl Ludwig; German physicist (1863-1906).
Dryden-33-155.251Hugh Latimer; American physicist, engineer (1898-1965).
Drygalski-79.3-84.9149Erich Dagobert von; German geographer, geophysicist (1865-1949).
Dubyago4.47051Dmitrij Ivanovich; Russian astronomer (1850-1918); Alexander Dmitrievich; Soviet astronomer (1903-1959).
Dufay5.5169.539Jean Claude Barthelemy; French astronomer (1896-1967).
Dugan64.2103.350Raymond Smith; American astronomer (1878-1940).
[Dumas]-5.381.716Alexandre; French novelist (1802-1870).
Duner44.8179.562Nils Christofer; Swedish astronomer (1839-1914).
Dunthorne-30.1-31.615Richard; British astronomer (1711-1775).
Dyson61.3-121.263Sir Frank Watson; British astronomer (1868-1939).
Dziewulski21.298.963Wladyslaw; Polish astronomer (1878-1962).
Eckert17.358.32Wallace John; American astronomer (1902-1971).
Eddington21.3-72.2118Sir Arthur Stanley; British astrophysicist, mathematician (1882-1944).
Edison2599.162Thomas Alva; American inventor (1847-1931).
Edith-25.8102.38English female name.
Egede48.710.637Hans; Danish natural historian (1686-1758).
Ehrlich40.9-172.430Paul; German doctor; Nobel laureate (1854-1915).
Eichstadt-22.6-78.349Lorentz; German mathematician, astronomer (1596-1660).
Eijkman-63.1-141.554Christiaan; Dutch doctor; Nobel laureate (1858-1930).
Eimmart2464.846Georg Christoph; German astronomer (1638-1705).
Einstein16.3-88.7198Albert; German-American physicist; Nobel laureate (1879-1955).
Einthoven-4.9109.669Willem; Dutch physiologist; Nobel laureate (1860-1927).
[El Greco]1434.76Spanish artist, born in Crete (c. 1541-1614). Note: The approved name for this feature is Vitruvius G.
Elger-35.3-29.821Thomas Gwyn Empy; British astronomer (1836-1897).
Ellerman-25.3-120.147Ferdinand; American astronomer (1869-1940).
Ellison55.1-107.536Mervyn Archdall; Irish-born British astronomer (1909-1963).
Elmer-10.184.116Charles Wesley; American astronomer (1872-1954).
Elvey8.8-100.574Christian Thomas; American astronomer, geophysicist (1899-1970).
Emden63.3-177.3111Robert; Swiss astrophysicist, meteorologist (1862-1940).
Encke4.6-36.628Johann Franz; German mathematician, astronomer (1791-1865).
Endymion53.957123Greek mythological character.
Engel'gardt (Engelhardt)5.7-15943Vasilij Pavlovich; Russian astronomer (1828-1915).
Eotvos-35.5133.899Lorant (English - Roland) von; Hungarian physicist (1848-1919).
Epigenes67.5-4.655Greek astronomer (unkn-c. 200 B.C.).
Epimenides-40.9-30.227Greek philosopher, writer (unkn-fl. 596 B.C.).
[Eppinger]-9.4-25.76H.; Czechoslovakian doctor (1879-1946). Name dropped October 2002.
Eratosthenes14.5-11.358Greek astronomer, geographer (c. 276-196 B.C.).
Erro5.798.561Luis Enrique; Mexican astronomer (1897-1955).
Esclangon21.542.115Ernest Benjamin; French astronomer (1876-1954).
Esnault-Pelterie47.7-141.479Robert-Albert-Charles; French rocketry engineer (1881-1957).
Espin28.1109.175Thomas Henry Espinall Compton; British astronomer (1858-1934).
Euclides-7.4-29.511Euclid; Greek mathematician (unkn-c. 300 B.C.).
Euctemon76.431.362Greek astronomer (unkn-fl. 432 B.C.).
Eudoxus44.316.367Greek astronomer (c. 408-355 B.C.).
Euler23.3-29.227Leonhard; Swiss mathematician (1707-1783).
Evans-9.5-133.567Sir Arthur; British archaeologist (1851-1941).
Evdokimov34.8-15350Nikolaj N.; Soviet astronomer (1868-1940).
Evershed35.7-159.566John; British astronomer (1864-1956).
Ewen7.7121.43Gaelic male name.
Fabbroni18.729.210Giovanni Valentino Mattia; Italian chemist (1752-1822).
Fabricius-42.94278Goldschmidt, David; Dutch astronomer (1564-1617).
Fabry42.9100.7184Charles; French physicist (1867-1945).
Fahrenheit13.161.76Gabriel Daniel; Dutch physicist (1686-1736).
Fairouz-26.1102.93Arab female name.
Faraday-42.48.769Michael; British chemist, physicist (1791-1867).
Faustini-87.37739Arnaldo; Italian polar geographer (1874-1944).
Fauth6.3-20.112Philipp Johann Heinrich; German selenographer (1867-1941).
Faye-21.43.936Herve-Auguste-Etienne-Albans; French astronomer (1814-1902).
Fechner-59124.963Gustav Theodor; German physicist, psychologist, and philospher (1801-1887).
Fedorov28.2-376A.P.; Russian rocket scientist (1872-1920).
Felix25.1-25.41Latin male name.
Fenyi-44.9-105.138Gyula; Hungarian astronomer (1845-1927).
Feoktistov30.9140.723Konstantin P.; Soviet cosmonaut (1926-Live).
Fermat-22.619.838Pierre De; French mathematician (1601-1665).
Fermi-19.3122.6183Enrico; Italian-American physicist; Nobel laureate (1901-1954).
Fernelius-38.14.965Jean François; French doctor, astronomer (1497-1558).
Fersman18.7-126151Aleksandr Yevgenyevich; Soviet geochemist (1883-1945).
Fesenkov-23.2135.135Vasilii Grigor'evich; Russian astrophysicist (1889-1972).
Feuillee27.4-9.49Louis; French natural scientist (1660-1732).
Finsch23.621.34Otto Friedrich Hermann; German zoologist (1839-1917).
Finsen-42-177.972Niels Ryberg; Danish phototherapist; Nobel laureate (1860-1904).
[Firdausi]24.8-346Hasan; Persian author (c. 940-1020). Note: The approved name for this feature is Euler E.
Firmicus7.363.456Julius Maternus of Syracuse; Roman astrologer (fl. A.D. 330-354).
Firsov4.5112.251Georgij F.; Soviet rocketry engineer (1917-1960).
Fischer8142.430Emil Hermann; German chemist (1852-1919); Hans; German organic chemist (1881-1945).
Fitzgerald27.5-171.7110George Francis; Irish physicist (1851-1901).
Fizeau-58.6-133.9111Armand-Hippolyte-Loius; French physicist (1819-1896).
Flammarion-3.4-3.774Camille; French astronomer (1842-1925).
Flamsteed-4.5-44.320John; British astronomer (1646-1719).
Fleming15109.6106Alexander; British doctor, Nobel laureate (1881-1955); Williamina Paton; Scottish-born American astronomer (1857-1911).
Florensky25.3131.571Kirill Pavlovich; Soviet geologist (1915-1982). Note: Formerly Vernadskiy B.
Focas-33.7-93.822Ionnas (Jean-Henri); Greek/French astronomer (1909-1969).
Fontana-16.1-56.631Francesco; Italian astronomer (c. 1585-1646).
Fontenelle63.4-18.938Bernard Le Bovier De; French astronomer (1657-1757).
Foster23.7-141.533John Stuart; Canadian physicist (1890-1964).
Foucault50.4-39.723Leon; French physicist (1819-1868).
Fourier-30.3-5351Jean-Baptiste Joseph; French mathematician (1768-1830).
Fowler42.3-145146Alfred; British astronomer (1868-1940); Ralph Howard; British mathematician; physicist (1889-1944).
Fox0.598.224Philip; American astronomer (1878-1944).
Fra Mauro-6.1-17101Italian geographer (unkn-1459).
Fracastorius-21.533.2112Fracastoro, Girolamo; Italian doctor, astronomer (1483-1553).
Franck22.635.512James; German physicist; Nobel laureate (1882-1964).
Franklin38.847.756Benjamin; American inventor (1706-1790).
Franz16.640.225Julius Heinrich; German astronomer (1847-1913).
Fraunhofer-39.559.156Joseph von; German astronomer, optician (1787-1826).
Fredholm18.446.514Erik Ivar; Swedish mathematician (1866-1927).
Freud25.8-52.32Sigmund; Austrian psychoanalyst (1856-1939).
Freundlich2517185Erwin (Finlay-); German-British astronomer (1885-1964).
Fridman (Friedmann)-12.6-126102Aleksandr Alexandrovich; Soviet physicist (1888-1925).
Froelich80.3-109.758Jack Edward (Froehlich); American rocket scientist (1921-1967).
Frost37.7-118.475Edwin Brant; American astronomer (1866-1935).
Fryxell-21.3-101.418Roald Hilding; American geologist (1934-1974). Note: Formerly Golitsyn B
Furnerius-3660.6135Furner, Georges; French mathematician (unkn-fl. 1643).
G. Bond32.436.220George Philip; American astronomer (1826-1865).
Gadomski36.4-147.365Jan; Polish astronomer (1889-1966).
Gagarin-20.2149.2265Yury Alekseyevich; Soviet cosmonaut (1934-1968).
Galen21.9510Claudius; Greek doctor (c. 129-200).
Galilaei10.5-62.715Galileo; Italian astronomer, physicist (1564-1642).
Galle55.922.321Johann Gottfried; German astronomer (1812-1910).
Galois-14.2-151.9222Evariste; French mathematician (1811-1832).
Galvani49.6-84.680Luigi; Italian physicist (1737-1798).
Gambart1-15.225Jean-Felix-Adolphe; French astronomer (1800-1836).
Gamow65.3145.3129George; American physicist (1904-1968).
Ganskiy (Hansky)-9.79743Aleksey Pavlovich; Russian astronomer (1870-1908).
Ganswindt-79.6110.374Hermann; German rocketry engineer (1856-1934).
Garavito-47.5156.774Julio Garavito Armero; Colombian astronomer (1865-1920).
Gardner17.733.818Irvine Clifton; American physicist (1889-1972).
Gartner59.134.6115Christian; German mineralogist, geologist (c. 1750-1813).
Gassendi-17.6-40.1101Pierre; French astronomer, mathematician (1592-1655).
Gaston30.9-342French male name.
Gaudibert-10.937.834Casimir Marie; French astronomer (1823-1901).
Gauricus-33.8-12.679Gaurico, Luca; Italian astronomer (1476-1558).
Gauss35.779177Karl Friedrich; German mathematician (1777-1855).
Gavrilov17.4130.960Aleksandr I.; Soviet rocket engineer (1884-1955), Igor V.; Soviet astronomer (1928-1982).
Gay-Lussac13.9-20.826Joseph Louis; French physicist (1778-1850).
Geber-19.413.944Jabir Ibn Aflah Al-Ishbili, Abu Muhammad; Spanish-Arab astronomer (fl. first half of twelfth cent.).
Geiger-14.6158.534Johannes Hans Wilhelm; German physicist (1882-1945).
Geissler-2.676.516Heinrich; German physicist (1814-1879).
Geminus34.556.785Greek astronomer (unkn-c. 70 B.C.).
Gemma Frisius-34.213.387Jemma, Reinier; Dutch doctor (1508-1555).
Gerard44.5-8090Alexander; Scottish explorer (1792-1839).
Gerasimovich-22.9-122.686Boris Petrovich; Soviet astronomer (1889-1937).
Gernsback-36.599.748Hugo; American writer (1884-1967).
Gibbs-18.484.376Josiah Willard; American mathematical physicist (1839-1903).
Gilbert-3.276112Grove Karl; American geologist (1843-1918), William; English physician and pysicist (1544-1603).
Gill-63.975.966Sir David; British astronomer (1843-1914).
Ginzel14.397.455Friedrich Karl; Austrian astronomer (1850-1926).
Gioja83.3241Flavio; Italian inventor (unkn-fl. 1302).
Giordano Bruno35.9102.822Italian astronomer (1548-1600).
Glaisher13.249.515James; British meteorologist (1809-1903).
Glauber11.5142.615Johann Rudolph; German chemist (c. 1603-1670).
Glazenap-1.6137.643Sergei Pavlovich; Soviet astronomer (1848-1937).
Glushko8.4-77.643Valentin Petrovich; Russian space scientist (1908-1989). Note: Formerly Olbers A
Goclenius-104572Gockel, Rudolf; German physicist, doctor, mathematician (1572-1621).
Goddard14.88989Robert Hutchings; American rocketry scientist (1882-1945).
Godin1.810.234Louis; French astronomer, mathematician (1704-1760).
Goldschmidt73.2-3.8113Hermann; German astronomer (1802-1866).
Golgi27.8-605Camillo; Italian doctor; Nobel laureate (c. 1843-1926).
Golitsyn-25.1-10536Boris Borisovich; Russian physicist (1862-1916).
Golovin39.9161.137Nicholas Erasmus; American rocketry scientist (1912-1969).
Goodacre-32.714.146Walter; British selenographer (1856-1938).
Gould-19.2-17.234Benjamin Apthorp; American astronomer (1824-1896).
Grace14.235.91English female name.
Grachev-3.7-108.235Andrej D.; Soviet rocketry scientist (1900-1964).
Graff-42.4-88.636Kasimir Romuald; Polish-German astronomer (1878-1950).
Grave-17.1150.340Dmitry Aleksandrovich; Soviet mathematician (1863-1939); Ivan Platonovich; Soviet engineer (1874-1960).
Greaves13.252.713William Michael Herbert; British astronomer (1897-1955). Note: Formerly Lick D
Green4.1132.965George; British mathematician (1793-1841).
Gregory2.2127.267James; Scottish astronomer, mathematician (1638-1675).
Grigg12.9-129.436John; New Zealander astronomer (1838-1920).
Grimaldi-5.5-68.3172Francesco Maria; Italian astronomer, physicist (1618-1663).
[Grimm]-15130.215Wilhelm Karl; German story-teller (1786-1859).
Grissom-47-147.458Virgil Ivan ("Gus"); American astronaut (1926-1967).
Grotrian-66.5128.337Walter; German astronomer (1890-1954).
Grove40.332.928Sir William Robert; British physicist (1811-1896).
Gruemberger-66.9-1093Christoph; Austrian astronomer (1561-1636).
Gruithuisen32.9-39.715Franz von; German astronomer (1774-1852).
Guericke-11.5-14.163Otto von; German physicist, engineer, naturalist (1602-1686).
Guillaume45.4-173.457Charles Edouard; Swiss metallurgist; Nobel laureate (1861-1938).
Gullstrand45.2-129.343Allvar; Swedish ophthalmologist; Nobel laureate (1862-1930).
Gum-40.488.654Colin; Australian astronomer (1924-1960).
Gutenberg-8.641.274Johannes Gensfleisch Zur Laden; German inventor (c. 1390-1468).
Guthnick-47.7-93.936Paul; German astronomer (1879-1947).
Guyot11.4117.592Arnold Henry; Swiss-born American geographer, geologist (1807-1884).
Gylden-5.30.347Johan August Hugo; Swedish astronomer (1841-1896).
H. G. Wells40.7122.8114Herbert George; British scientific writer (1866-1946).
[Hadley]25.42.76John; British instrument maker (1682-1744). Note: Renamed Hadley C.
Hagecius-59.846.676Hayek, Thaddaeus; Czechoslovakian astronomer, mathematician (1525-1600).
Hagen-48.3135.155Johann Georg; Austrian astronomer (1847-1930).
Hahn31.373.684Friedrich von; German astronomer (1741-1805); Otto; German chemist (1879-1968).
Haidinger-39.2-2522Wilhelm Karl von; Austrian geologist, physicist (1795-1871).
Hainzel-41.3-33.570Paul; German astronomer (1527-1581).
Haldane-1.784.137John Burdon Sanderson; British doctor (1892-1964).
Hale-74.290.883George Ellery; American astronomer (1868-1938); William; British rocket scientist (1797-1870).
Hall33.73735Asaph; American astronomer (1829-1907).
Halley-85.736Edmond; British astronomer (1656-1742).
Hamilton-42.884.757Sir William Rowan; Irish mathematician (1805-1865).
Hanno-56.371.256Carthaginian navigator(unkn-c. 500 B.C.).
Hansen1472.539Peter Andreas; Danish astronomer (1795-1874).
Hansteen-11.5-5244Christopher; Norwegian astronomer (1784-1873).
Harden5.5143.515Sir Arthur; British chemist; Nobel laureate (1865-1940).
Harding43.5-71.722Karl Ludwig; German astronomer (1765-1834).
Haret-59-176.529Spiru; Rumanian astronomer (1851-1912).
Hargreaves-2.26416Frederick James; British astronomer, optician (1891-1970).
Harkhebi39.698.3237Egyptian astronomer (c. 300 B.C.).
Harlan-38.579.565Harlan J. Smith; American astronomer (1924-1991). Note: Formerly Marinus D.
Harold-10.9-62Scandinavian male name.
Harpalus52.6-43.439Greek astronomer (unkn-c. 460 B.C.).
Harriot33.1114.356Thomas; British mathematician, astronomer (1560-1621).
Hartmann3.2135.361Johannes Franz; German astronomer (1865-1936).
Hartwig-6.1-80.579(Carl) Ernst (Albrecht); German astronomer (1851-1923).
Harvey19.5-146.560William; British doctor (1578-1657).
Hase-29.462.583Johann Matthias; German mathematician (1684-1742).
Hatanaka29.7-121.526Takeo; Japanese astronomer (1914-1963).
Hausen-65-88.1167Christian August; German astronomer, mathematician, physicist (1693-1743).
Hayford12.7-176.427John Fillmore; American civil engineer, geodesist (1868-1925).
Hayn64.785.287Friedrich Karl; German astronomer (1863-1928).
Healy32.8-110.538Roy; American rocketry scientist (1915-1968).
Heaviside-10.4167.1165Oliver; British mathematician, physicist (1850-1925).
Hecataeus-21.879.4167Greek geographer (unkn-c. 476 B.C.).
Hedervari-81.88469Peter; Hungarian geoscientist (1931-1984). Note: Formerly Amundsen A
Hedin2-76.5150Sven Anders; Swedish explorer (1865-1952).
[Heine]-14.413228Heinrich; German poet and critic (1797-1856). Note: The approved name for this feature is Volkov J.
Heinrich24.8-15.36Wladimir Waclav; Czechoslovakian astronomer (1884-1965).
Heinsius-39.5-17.764Gottfried; German astronomer (1709-1769).
Heis32.4-31.914Eduard; German astronomer (1806-1877).
Helberg22.5-102.262Robert J.; American aeronautical engineer (1906-1967).
Helicon40.4-23.124Greek astronomer, mathematician (fl. c. 361 B.C.).
Hell-32.4-7.833Maximilian; Hungarian astronomer (1720-1792).
Helmert-7.687.626Friedrich Robert; German astronomer, geodesist (1843-1917).
Helmholtz-68.164.194Hermann Von; German doctor (1821-1894).
Henderson4.8152.147Thomas; Scottish astronomer (1798-1844).
Hendrix-46.6-159.218Don Osgood; American optician (1905-1961).
Henry-24-56.841Joseph; American physicist (1797-1878).
Henry Freres-23.5-58.942Prosper; French astronomer (1849-1903); Paul; French astronomer (1848-1905).
Henyey13.5-151.663Louis George; American astronomer (1910-1970).
Heraclitus-49.26.290Greek philosopher (c. 540-480 B.C.).
Hercules46.739.169Latin spelling for Greek mythological hero Heracles.
Herigonius-13.3-33.915Herigone, Pierre; French mathematician, astronomer (fl. 1634).
Hermann-0.9-5715Jacob; Swiss mathematician (1678-1733).
Hermite86-89.9104Charles; French mathematician (1822-1901).
Herodotus23.2-49.734Of Halikarnassus; Greek historian (c. 484-408 B.C.).
Heron (Hero)0.7119.824Egyptian inventor (unkn-c. 100 B.C.).
Herschel-5.7-2.140Sir William; German-born British astronomer (1738-1822).
Hertz13.4104.590Heinrich Rudolf; German physicist (1857-1894).
Hertzsprung2.6-129.2591Ejnar; Danish astronomer (1873-1967).
Hesiodus-29.4-16.342Hesiod; Greek humanitarian (c. 735 B.C.).
Hess-54.3174.688Victor Franz (Francis); American physicist (1883-1964); Harry Hammond; American geologist (1906-1969).
Hevelius2.2-67.6115Howelcke, Johann; Polish astronomer (1611-1687).
Heymans75.3-144.150Corneille-Jean-François; Belgian physiologist; Nobel laureate (1892-1968).
Heyrovsky-39.6-95.316Jaroslav; Czechoslovakian chemist (1890-1967). Note: Formerly Drude S.
Hilbert-17.9108.2151David; German mathematician (1862-1943).
Hill20.940.816George William; American astronomer, mathematician (1838-1914).
Hind-7.97.429John Russell; British astronomer (1823-1895).
Hippalus-24.8-30.257Greek explorer (unkn-c. 120).
Hipparchus-5.15.2138Greek astronomer (unkn-fl. 140 B.C.).
Hippocrates70.7-145.960Greek doctor (c. 460-377 B.C.).
Hirayama-6.193.5132Kiyotsugu; Japanese astronomer (1874-1943); Shin; Japanese astronomer (1867-1945).
Hoffmeister15.2136.945Cuno; German astronomer (1892-1968).
Hogg33.6121.938Arthur Robert; Australian astronomer (1903-1966); Frank Scott; Canadian astronomer (1904-1951).
Hohmann-17.9-94.116Walter; German space flight engineer (1880-1945).
Holden-19.162.547Edward Singleton; American astronomer (1846-1914).
Holetschek-27.6150.938Johann; Austrian astronomer (1846-1923).
[Homer]-24.3133.60Greek epic poet (8th or 9th century B.C.). Note: The approved name for this feature is Stark Y.
Hommel-54.733.8126Johann; German astronomer, mathematician (1518-1562).
Hooke41.254.936Robert; British physicist, inventor (1635-1703).
Hopmann-50.8160.388Josef; Austrian astronomer (1890-1975).
Hornsby23.812.53Thomas; British astronomer (1733-1810).
Horrebow58.7-40.824Peder; Danish astronomer (1679-1764).
Horrocks-45.930Jeremiah; British astronomer (1619-1641).
Hortensius6.5-2814Hove, Martin van den; Dutch astronomer (1605-1639).
Houtermans-9.487.229Friedrich Georg; German physicist (1903-1966).
Houzeau-17.1-123.571Jean-Charles-Hippolyte-Joseph de Lehaie; Belgian astronomer (1820-1888).
Hubble22.186.980Edwin Powell; American astronomer (1889-1953).
Huggins-41.1-1.465Sir William; British astronomer (1824-1910).
[Hugo]-0.792.924Victor; French writer, dramatist, poet (1802-1885). Note: The approved name for this feature is Purkyne V.
Humason30.7-56.64Milton Lasell; American astronomer (1891-1972).
Humboldt-2780.9189Wilhelm von; German philologist (1767-1835).
Hume-4.790.423David; Scottish philosopher (1711-1776).
Husband-40.8-147.929Rick Douglas; American astronaut, Space Shuttle Columbia Commander (1957-2003). Note: Formerly Borman L.
[Hussein]12.3386Taha; Egyptian author (1889-1973). Note: The approved name for this feature is Cauchy A.
Hutton37.3168.750James; Scottish geologist (1726-1797).
Huxley20.2-4.54Thomas Henry; British biologist (1825-1895).
Hyginus7.86.39Caius Julius; Spanish astronomer (fl. first century B.C.).
Hypatia-4.322.640Hypatia of Alexandria; Egyptian mathematician and philosopher (c. 370-415).
Ian25.7-0.41Scottish male name.
Ibn Battuta-6.950.411Abu Abd Allah Mohammed Ibn Abd Allah; Moroccan geographer (1304-1377).
Ibn Firnas6.8122.389Spanish-Arab humanitarian, technologist (unkn-c. A.D. 887).
Ibn Yunus14.191.158Abul al-Hasan ben Ahmad; Egyptian astronomer (950-1009).
Ibn-Rushd-11.721.732Abu al-Walîd Ibn Rushd (Averroës); Spanish-Arab philosopher/doctor (1126-1198).
Icarus-5.3-173.296Greek mythical flyer.
Idel'son-81.5110.960Naum Ilich; Soviet astronomer (1885-1951).
Ideler-49.222.338Christian Ludwig; German astronomer (1766-1846).
Il'in-17.8-97.513N.Ja.; Soviet rocketry scientist (1901-1937). Note: Formerly Hohmann T.
Ina18.65.33Latin female name.
Ingalls26.4-153.137Albert Graham; American optician (1888-1958).
Inghirami-47.5-68.891Giovanni; Italian astronomer (1779-1851).
Innes27.8119.242Robert Thornton Ayton; Scottish astronomer (1861-1933).
Ioffe-14.4-129.286Joffe, Abram Feodorovich; Soviet physicist (1880-1960).
Isabel28.2-34.11Spanish female name.
Isaev-17.5147.590Alexei Mikhailovich; Soviet rocket designer (1908-1971).
Isidorus-833.542St. Isidore of Seville; Spanish astronomer and encyclopaedist (c. 560-636).
Isis18.927.51Egyptian goddess.
Ivan26.9-43.34Russian male name. Note: Formerly Prinz B.
Izsak-23.3117.130Imre; Hungarian-American astronomer (1929-1965).
J. Herschel62-42165Sir John Frederick William; British astronomer (1792-1871).
Jackson22.4-163.171John; Scottish astronomer (1887-1958).
Jacobi-56.711.468Karl Gustav Jacob; German mathematician (1804-1851).
[James]10.250.428Henry; American writer (1843-1916). Note: The approved name for this feature is Lick F.
Jansen13.528.723Janszoon, Zacharias; Dutch optician (1580-c. 1638).
Jansky8.589.572Karl Guthe; American radio engineer (1905-1950).
Janssen-45.440.3199Pierre Jules Cesar; French astronomer (1824-1907).
Jarvis-34.9-147.538Gregory Bruce; Member of the Challenger crew (1944-1986). Note: Formerly Borman Z.
Jeans-55.891.479Sir James Hopwood; British mathematical physicist (1877-1946).
Jehan20.7-31.95Turkish female name. Note: Formerly Euler K.
Jenkins0.378.138Louise Freeland; American astronomer (1888-1970).
Jenner-42.195.971Edward; British doctor (1749-1823).
Jerik18.527.61Scandinavian male name.
[Johnson]-8.78922Samuel; British writer (1709-1784).
Joliot25.893.1164Frederic Joliot-Curie; French physicist; Nobel laureate (1900-1958).
Jomo24.42.47African male name.
Jose-12.7-1.62Spanish male name.
Joule27.3-144.296James Prescott; British physicist (1818-1889).
Joy256.65Alfred Harrison; American astronomer (1882-1973).
Jules Verne-35147143French writer (1828-1905).
Julienne263.22French female name.
Julius Caesar915.490Roman emperor, introduced the Julian calendar (c. 102-44 B.C.).
Kaiser-36.56.552Frederick; Dutch astronomer (1808-1872).
Kamerlingh Onnes15-115.866Heike Kamerlingh Onnes; Dutch physicist; Nobel laureate (1853-1926).
Kane63.126.154Elisha Kent; American explorer (1820-1857).
Kant-10.620.133Immanuel; German philosopher (1724-1804).
Kao-6.787.634Ping-Tse; Taiwanese astronomer (1888-1970).
Kapteyn-10.870.649Jacobus Cornelis; Dutch astronomer (1851-1922).
Karima-25.91033Arabic female name.
Karpinskiy73.3166.392Alexander Petrovich; Soviet geologist (1846-1936).
Karrer-52.1-141.851Paul; Russian/Swiss biochemist; Nobel laureate (1889-1971).
Kasper8.3122.112Polish male name.
Kastner-6.878.5108Abraham Gotthelf; German mathematician, physicist (1719-1800).
Katchalsky5.9116.132Katzir-Katchalsky, Aharon; Polish-Israeli chemist (1914-1972).
Kathleen25.4-0.75Irish female name.
Kearons-11.4-112.623William M.; American astronomer (1878-1948).
Keeler-10.2161.9160James Edward; American astronomer (1857-1900).
Kekule16.4-138.194Friedrich August; German chemist (1829-1896).
Keldysh51.243.633Mstislav Vsevolodovich; Soviet mathematician (1911-1978).
Kepínski28.8126.631Felicjan; Polish astronomer (1885-1966).
Kepler8.1-3831Johannes; German astronomer (1571-1630).
Khvol'son-13.8111.454Orest Danilovich; Soviet physicist (1852-1934).
Kibal'chich3-146.592Nikolaj Ivanovich; Russian rocketry scientist (1853-1881).
Kidinnu35.9122.956Or Cidenas; Babylonian astronomer (unkn-c. 343 B.C.).
Kies-26.3-22.545Johann; German mathematician, astronomer (1713-1781).
Kiess-6.48463Carl Clarence; American astrophysicist (1887-1967).
Kimura-57.1118.428Hisashi; Japanese astronomer (1870-1943).
Kinau-60.815.141Adolph Gottfried; German selenographer (1814-1887).
King5120.576Arthur Scott; American physicist (1876-1957); Edward Skinner; American astronomer (1861-1931).
Kira-17.6132.83Russian female name.
Kirch39.2-5.611Gottfried; German astronomer (1639-1710).
Kircher-67.1-45.372Athanasius; German humanitarian (1601-1680).
Kirchhoff30.338.824Gustav Robert; German physicist (1824-1887).
Kirkwood68.8-156.167Daniel; American astronomer (1814-1895).
Klaproth-69.8-26119Martin Heinrich; German chemist, mineralogist (1743-1817).
Klein-122.644Hermann Joseph; German astronomer (1844-1914).
Kleymenov-32.4-140.255Ivan Terent'evich; Soviet rocketry scientist (1898-1938).
Klute37.2-141.375Daniel O.; American rocketry scientist (1921-1964).
Knox-Shaw5.380.212Harold; British astronomer (1885-1970).
Koch-42.8150.195Robert; German doctor; Nobel laureate (1843-1910).
Kohlschütter14.415453Arnold; German astronomer (1883-1969).
Kolhorster11.2-114.697Werner; German physicist (1887-1946).
Komarov24.7152.578Vladimir Mikhaylovich; Soviet cosmonaut (1927-1967).
Kondratyuk-14.9115.5108Yury Vasilyevich; Soviet rocketry scientist (1897-1942).
Konig-24.1-24.623Rudolf; Austrian mathematician, astronomer (1865-1927).
Konoplev-28.5-125.525B.T.; Soviet radio engineer (1912-1960). Note: Formerly Ellerman Q.
Konstantinov19.8158.466Konstantin Ivanovich; Russian rocketry scientist (1817-1871).
Kopff-17.4-89.641August; German astronomer (1882-1960).
Korolev-4-157.4437Sergey Pavlovich; Soviet rocketry scientist (1906-1966).
Kosberg-20.2149.615C. A.; Soviet aeronaut (1903-1965).
Kostinskiy14.7118.875Sergey Konstantinovich; Soviet astronomer (1867-1936).
Koval'skiy-21.910149Marian Albertovich; Russian astronomer (1821-1884). (Spelling changed from Koval'skij.)
Kovalevskaya30.8-129.6115Sofya Vasilyevna; Russian mathematician (1850-1891).
Kozyrev-46.8129.365Nikolai Alexandrovich; Soviet astronomer (1908-1983). Note: Formerly Carver K.
Krafft16.6-72.651Wolfgang Ludwig; German-Russian astronomer, physicist (1743-1814).
Kramarov-2.3-98.820Grigory Moiseevich; Soviet space scientist (1887-1970). Note: Formerly Lents K.
Kramers53.6-127.661Hendrik Anthony; Dutch physicist (1894-1952).
Krasnov-29.9-79.640Aleksander V.; Russian astronomer (1866-1907).
Krasovskiy3.9-175.559Theodosy Nicolaevich; Soviet geodesist (1878-1948).
Kreiken-984.623Egbert Adriaan; Dutch astronomer (1896-1964).
Krieger29-45.622Johann Nepomuk; German selenographer (1865-1902).
Krogh9.465.719Schack August Steenberg; Danish zoologist, physiologist; Nobel laureate (1874-1949).
Krusenstern-26.25.947Adam Johann, Baron Von; Russian explorer (1770-1846).
Krylov35.6-165.849Aleksei Nikolaevich; Soviet mathematician, mechanical engineer (1863-1945).
Kugler-53.8103.765Franz Xaver; German-Babylonian chronologist (1862-1929).
Kuiper-9.8-22.76Gerard Peter; Dutch-American astronomer (1905-1973).
Kulik42.4-154.558Leonid Alekseevich; Soviet mineralogist (1883-1942).
Kundt-11.5-11.510August Adolph Eduard Eberhard; German physicist (1839-1894).
Kunowsky3.2-32.518Georg Karl Friedrich; German astronomer (1786-1846).
Kuo Shou Ching8.4-133.734Chinese astronomer (1231-1316).
Kurchatov38.3142.1106Igor' Vasil'evich; Soviet nuclear physicist (1903-1960).
L. Clark-43.7-147.716Laurel Blair Salton; American astronaut, Space Shuttle Columbia Mission Specialist (1961-2003).
La Caille-23.81.167Nicholas-Louis De; French astronomer (1713-1762).
La Condamine53.4-28.237Charles-Marie de; French astronomer, physicist (1701-1774).
La Perouse-10.776.377Jean Francois de Galoup, Comte De La Perouse; French explorer (1741-1788).
Lacchini41.7-107.558Giovanni; Italian astronomer (1884-1967).
Lacroix-37.9-5937Sylvestre Francois; French mathematician (1765-1843).
Lade-1.310.155Heinrich Eduard von; German astronomer (1817-1904).
Lagalla-44.6-22.585Giulio Cesare; Italian philosopher (1571-1624).
Lagrange-32.3-72.8225Joseph Louis; Italian mathematician (1736-1813).
Lalande-4.4-8.624Joseph Jerôme Le François de; French astronomer (1732-1807).
Lallemand-14.3-84.118Andre; French astronomer (1904-1978). Note: Formerly Kopff A.
Lamarck-22.9-69.8100Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet; French natural historian (1744-1829).
Lamb-42.9100.1106Sir Horace; British mathematician, physicist (1849-1934).
Lambert25.8-2130Johann Heinrich; German astronomer, mathematician, physicist (1728-1777).
Lame-14.764.584Gabriel; French mathematician (1795-1870).
Lamech42.713.113Felix Chemla; French selenographer (1894-1962).
Lamont4.423.7106Johann von; Scottish-born German astronomer (1805-1879).
Lampland-3113165Carl Otto; American astronomer (1873-1951).
Landau41.6-118.1214Lev Davidovich; Soviet physicist; Nobel laureate (1908-1968).
Lander-15.3131.840Richard Lemon; British explorer (1804-1834).
Landsteiner31.3-14.86Karl; Austrian-American pathologist; Nobel laureate (1868-1943).
Lane-9.513255Jonathan Homer; American physicist, astrophysicist (1819-1880).
Langemak-10.3118.797Georgij Erikhovich; Soviet rocketry scientist (1898-1938).
Langevin44.3162.758Paul; French physicist (1872-1946).
Langley51.1-86.359Samuel Pierpont; American astronomer, physicist (1834-1906).
Langmuir-35.7-128.491Irving; American physicist, chemist; Nobel laureate (1881-1957).
Langrenus-8.961.1127Langren, Michel Florent van; Belgian selenographer, engineer (c. 1600-1675).
Lansberg-0.3-26.638Philippe van; Belgian astronomer (1561-1632).
Larmor32.1-179.797Sir Joseph; British mathematician, physicist (1857-1942).
Lassell-15.5-7.923William; British astronomer (1799-1880).
Laue28-96.787Max Theodor Felix von; German physicist; Nobel laureate (1879-1960).
Lauritsen-27.696.152Charles Christian; Danish-American physicist (1892-1968).
Lavoisier38.2-81.270Antoine Laurent; French chemist (1743-1794).
Lawrence7.443.224Ernest Orlando; American physicist; Nobel laureate (1901-1958), and Robert Henry, Jr.; American astronaut (1935-1967).
Le Gentil-74.6-75.7128Guillaume Hyazinthe; French astronomer (1725-1792).
Le Monnier26.630.660Pierre Charles; French astronomer, physicist (1715-1799).
Le Verrier40.3-20.620Urbain-Jean-Joseph; French astronomer, mathematician (1811-1877).
Leakey-3.237.412Louis Seymour Bazett; British archaeologist (1903-1972).
Leavitt-44.8-139.366Henrietta Swan; American astronomer (1868-1921).
Lebedev-47.3107.8102Pëtr Nikolajevich; Russian physicist (1866-1912).
Lebedinskiy8.3-164.362Aleksandr I.; Soviet astrophysicist (1913-1967).
Lebesgue-5.18911Henri Leon; French mathematician (1875-1941).
Lee-30.7-40.741John; British astronomer, humanitarian (1783-1866).
Leeuwenhoek-29.3-178.7125Antony van; Dutch microscopist (1632-1723).
Legendre-28.970.278Adrien Marie; French mathematician (1752-1833).
Lehmann-40-5653Jacob Heinrich Wilhelm; German astronomer (1800-1863).
Leibnitz-38.3179.2245Gottfried Wilhelm; German mathematician, philosopher (1646-1716).
Lemaître-61.2-149.691Georges Henri Joseph Edouard; Belgian mathematician (1894-1966).
Lents (Lenz)2.8-102.121Heinrich Friedrich Emil; Russian physicist (1804-1865).
Leonov19148.233Aleksey Arkhipovich; Soviet cosmonaut (1934-Live).
Lepaute-33.3-33.616Nicole Reine De La Briere; French astronomer (1723-1788).
Letronne-10.8-42.5116Jean Antoine; French archaeologist (1787-1848).
Leucippus29.1-11656Greek philosopher (unkn-fl. c. 440 B.C.).
Leuschner1.8-108.849Armin Otto; American astronomer (1868-1953).
Levi-Civita-23.7143.4121Tullio; Italian mathematician, physicist (1873-1941).
Lewis-18.5-113.842Gilbert Newton; American chemist (1875-1946).
Lexell-35.8-4.262Anders Johan; Swedish-Russian mathematician, astronomer (1740-1784).
Ley42.2154.979Willy; German-American rocketry scientist (1906-1969).
[Li Po]-3.590.615Chinese writer (701-762). Note: The approved name for this feature is Hume Z.
Licetus-47.16.774Liceti, Fortunio; Italian physicist, philosopher, doctor (1577-1657).
Lichtenberg31.8-67.720Georg Christoph; German physicist (1742-1799).
Lick12.452.731James; American benefactor (1796-1876).
Liebig-24.3-48.237Justus, Baron von Liebig; German chemist (1803-1873).
Lilius-54.56.261Luigi Giglio; Italian doctor, philosopher, chronologist (unkn-1576).
Linda30.7-33.41Spanish female name.
Lindbergh-5.452.912Charles Augustus; American aviator (1902-1974).
Lindblad70.4-98.866Bertil; Swedish astronomer (1895-1965).
Lindenau-32.324.953Bernhard von; German astronomer (1780-1854).
Lindsay-71332Eric M.; Irish astronomer (1907-1974).
Linne27.711.82Carl von; Swedish botanist (1707-1778).
Liouville2.673.516Joseph; French mathematician (1809-1882).
Lippershey-25.9-10.36Hans (Jan Lapprey); Dutch optician (unkn-1619).
Lippmann-56-114.9160Gabriel; French physicist; Nobel laureate (1845-1921).
Lipskiy-2.2-179.580Yurii Naumovich; Soviet selenographer (1909-1978).
Litke (Lütke)-16.8123.139Fyodor Petrovich; Russian geographer (1797-1882).
Littrow21.531.430Johann Josef von; Bohemian astronomer (1781-1840).
Lobachevskiy9.9112.684Nikolay Ivanovich; Russian mathematician (1793-1856).
Lockyer-46.236.734Sir Joseph Norman; British astrophysicist (1836-1920).
Lodygin-17.7-146.862Aleksandr Nikolaevich; Russian inventor (1847-1923).
Loewy-22.7-32.824Maurice (Moritz); French astronomer (1833-1907).
Lohrmann-0.5-67.230Wilhelm Gotthelf; German selenographer (1796-1840).
Lohse-13.760.241Oswald; German astronomer (1845-1915).
Lomonosov27.39892Mikhail Vasilievich; Russian cartographer (1711-1765).
[Longfellow]-7.591.335Henry Wadsworth; American poet (1807-1882). Note: The approved name for this feature is Hirayama Q.
Longomontanus-49.6-21.8157Christian Sorensen; Danish astronomer, mathematician (1562-1647).
[Lorca]24.410.90Federico Garcia; Spanish writer (1899-1936). Note: The IAU-approved name for this feature is Aratus CA.
Lorentz32.6-95.3312Hendrik Antoon; Dutch physicist; Nobel laureate (1853-1928).
Louise28.5-34.20.8French female name.
Louville44-4636Jacques D'Allonville, Chevalier de Louville; French astronomer, mathematician (1671-1732).
Love-6.312984Augustus Edward Hough; British mathematician, geophysicist (1863-1940).
Lovelace82.3-106.454William Randolph, II; American doctor, space scientist (1907-1965).
Lovell-36.8-141.934James A., Jr.; American astronaut (1928-Live).
Lowell-12.9-103.166Percival; American astronomer (1855-1916).
Lubbock-3.941.813Sir John William; British astronomer, mathematician (1803-1865).
Lubiniezky-17.8-23.843Stanislaus; Polish astronomer (1623-1675).
Lucian14.336.77Of Samosata; Greek writer (125-190).
Lucretius-8.2-120.863Titus Lucretius Carus; Roman scientific philosopher (c. 94-55 B.C.).
Ludwig-7.797.423Carl Friedrich Wilhelm; German physiologist (1816-1895).
Lundmark-39.7152.5106Knut Emil; Swedish astronomer (1889-1958).
Luther33.224.19Carl Theodor Robert; German astronomer (1822-1900).
Lyapunov26.389.366Aleksandr Mikhailovich; Russian mathematician, engineer (1857-1918).
Lyell13.640.632Sir Charles; Scottish geologist (1797-1875).
Lyman-64.8163.684Theodore; American physicist (1874-1954).
Lyot-49.884.5132Bernard Ferdinand; French astronomer (1897-1952).
M. Anderson-41.6-14917Michael Phillip; American astronaut, Space Shuttle Columbia Payload Commander (1959-2003).
Mach18.5-149.3180Ernst; Austrian physicist, philosopher (1838-1916).
Maclaurin-1.96850Colin; Scottish mathematician (1698-1746). (Spelling changed from MacLaurin.)
Maclear10.520.120Sir Thomas; Irish-born South African astronomer (1794-1879).
MacMillan24.2-7.87William Duncan; American mathematician, astronomer (1871-1948).
Macrobius21.34664Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius; Roman writer (unkn-fl. c. 410).
Madler-1129.827Johann Heinrich; German astronomer (1794-1874).
Maestlin4.9-40.67Michael; German mathematician (1550-1631).
Magelhaens-11.944.140Fernao De (Ferdinand Magellan); Portuguese explorer (1480-1521).
Maginus-50.5-6.3194Magini, Giovanni Antonio; Italian astronomer, mathematician (1555-1617).
Main80.810.146Robert; British astronomer (1808-1878).
Mairan41.6-43.440Jean Jacques D'Ortous De; French geophysicist (1678-1771).
Maksutov-40.5-168.783Dmitrij Dmitrievich; Soviet optician (1896-1964).
Malapert-84.912.969Charles; Belgian astronomer, mathematician, philosopher (1581-1630).
Mallet-45.454.258Robert; Irish seismologist, engineer (1810-1881).
Malyy21.9105.341Aleksandr L.; Soviet rocketry scientist (1907-1961).
Mandel'shtam5.4162.4197Leonid Isaakovich; Soviet physicist (1879-1944).
Manilius14.59.138Marcus; Roman writer (unkn-c. 50 B.C.).
[Mann]-23.1120.123Thomas; German writer (1875-1955). Note: The approved name for this feature is Zhiritskiy Z.
Manners4.62015Russell Henry; British astronomer (1800-1870).
Manuel24.511.30.5Spanish male name.
Manzinus-67.726.898Manzini, Carlo Antonio; Italian astronomer (1599-1677).
Maraldi19.434.939Giovanni Domenico; Italian-born French astronomer, geodesist (1709-1788);
Giacomo Filippo; Italian-born French astronomer (1665-1729).
Marci22.6-16725Jan Marek Marci von Kronland; Czechoslovakian physicist (1595-1667).
Marco Polo15.4-228Italian explorer (1254-1324).
Marconi-9.6145.173Guglielmo; Italian physicist, inventor; Nobel laureate (1874-1937).
Marinus-39.476.558Of Tyre; Greek geographer (unkn-c. 100).
Mariotte-28.5-139.165Edme; French physicist (1620-1684).
Marius11.9-50.841Mayer, Simon; German astronomer (1573-1624).
Markov53.4-62.740Aleksandr Vladimirovich; Soviet astrophysicist (1897-1968); Andrei Andreevich; Russian mathematician (1856-1922).
Marth-31.1-29.36Albert; German astronomer (1828-1897).
Mary18.927.41English form of Hebrew female name.
Maskelyne2.230.123Nevil; British astronomer (1732-1811).
Mason42.630.533Charles; British astronomer (1730-1787).
Maunder-14.6-93.855Annie Scott Dill Russell; British astronomer (1868-1947); Edward Walter; British astronomer (1851-1928).
Maupertuis49.6-27.345Pierre Louis Moreau de; French mathematician (1698-1759).
Maurolycus-4214114Maurolico, Francesco; Italian mathematician (1494-1575).
Maury37.139.617Matthew Fontaine; American oceanographer (1806-1873); Antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira;
American astronomer (1866-1952).
Mavis29.8-26.41Scottish female name.
Maxwell30.298.9107James Clerk; British physicist (1831-1879).
McAdie2.192.145Alexander George; American meteorologist (1863-1943).
McAuliffe-33-148.919Sharon Christa Corrigan; civilian school teacher member of the Challenger crew (1948-1986). Note: Formerly Borman Y.
McClure-15.350.323Robert Le Mesurier; British explorer (1807-1873).
McCool-41.7-146.321William Cameron; American astronaut, Space Shuttle Columbia Pilot (1961-2003).
McDonald30.4-20.97William Johnson; American benefactor (1844-1926); Thomas Logie; Scottish selenographer (1901-1973).
McKellar-15.7-170.851Andrew; Canadian astronomer (1910-1960).
McLaughlin47.1-92.979Dean Benjamin; American astronomer (1901-1965).
McMath17.3-165.686Francis Charles; American engineer, astronomer (1867-1938); Robert Raynolds; American astronomer (1891-1962).
McNair-35.7-147.329Ronald Ewald; member of the Challenger crew (1950-1986). Note: Formerly Borman A.
McNally22.6-127.247Paul Aloysius; American astronomer (1890-1955).
Mechnikov-11-14960Ilya Ilich; Russian-French bacteriologist; Nobel laureate (1845-1916).
Mee-43.7-35.3126Arthur Butler Phillips; Scottish astronomer (1860-1926).
Mees13.6-96.150Charles Edward Kenneth; British-born American photographer (1882-1960).
Meggers24.312352William Frederick; American physicist (1888-1966).
Meitner-10.5112.787Lise; Austrian physicist (1878-1968).
Melissa8.1121.818Greek female name. Note: Formerly Ibn Firnas Y.
Mendel-48.8-109.4138Gregor Johann; Austrian biologist (1822-1884).
Mendeleev5.7140.9313Dmitri Ivanovich; Russian chemist (1834-1907).
Menelaus16.31626Of Alexandria; Greek geometer, astronomer (c. A.D. 98).
Menzel3.436.93Donald Howard; American astrophysicist, Smithsonian researcher (1901-1976).
Mercator-29.3-26.146Gerard De Kremer (Gerhardus Mercator); Belgian cartographer, geographer, mathematician (1512-1594).
Mercurius46.666.267Mercury; Roman mythical messenger.
Merrill75.2-116.357Paul Willard; American astronomer (1887-1961).
Mersenius-21.5-49.284Mersenne, Marin; French mathematician, physicist (1588-1648).
Meshcherskiy12.2125.565Ivan Vsevolodovich; Russian mathematician (1859-1935).
Messala39.260.5125ERR
Messier-1.947.611Charles; French astronomer (1730-1817).
Metius-40.343.387Adriaan Adriaanszoon; Dutch astronomer (1571-1635).
Meton73.618.8130Greek astronomer (unkn-fl. 432 B.C.).
Mezentsev72.1-128.789Yurij B.; Soviet rocket scientist (1929-1965).
Michael25.10.24English male name.
Michelson7.2-120.7123Albert Abraham; German-American physicist; Nobel laureate (1852-1931).
Milankovic77.2168.8101Milutin; Yugoslavian astronomer (1879-1958).
Milichius10-30.212Milich, Jacob; German doctor, mathematician, astronomer (1501-1559).
Miller-39.30.861William Allen; British chemist (1817-1870).
Millikan46.8121.598Robert Andrews; American physicist; Nobel laureate (1868-1953).
Mills8.615632Mark Muir; American physicist (1917-1958).
Milne-31.4112.2272Edward Arthur; British mathematician, astrophysicist (1896-1950).
[Milton]-1.690.935John; British writer (1608-1674). Note: The approved name for this feature is Purkyne S.
Mineur25-161.373Henri; French mathematician, astronomer (1899-1954).
Minkowski-56.5-146113Hermann; German mathematician (1864-1909); Rudolph Leo Bernhard; American astronomer (1895-1976).
Minnaert-67.8179.6125Marcel Gilles Jozef; Dutch astronomer, astrophysicist (1893-1970).
Mitchell49.720.230Maria; American astronomer (1818-1889).
Mitra18-154.792Sisir Kumar; Indian physicist (1890-1963).
Mobius15.8101.250August Ferdinand; German mathematician, astronomer (1790-1868).
Mohorovicic-19-16551Andrija; Croatian geophysicist (1857-1936).
Moigno66.428.936Francois Napoleon Marie; French mathematician, physicist (1804-1884).
Moiseev9.5103.359Nikolay Dmitrievich; Soviet astronomer (1902-1955).
Moissan4.8137.421Ferdinand Frederic Henri; French chemist; Nobel laureate (1852-1907).
Moltke-0.624.26Helmuth Karl, Graf von; German benefactor (1800-1891).
Monge-19.247.636Gaspard; French mathematician (1746-1818).
Monira-12.6-1.72Arabic female name.
[Montaigne]-4.499.555Michel De; French writer (1533-1592).
Montanari-45.8-20.676Geminiano; Italian astronomer, mathematician (1633-1687).
[Montesquieu]-6.292.30Charles De Secondat, Baron De; French writer (1689-1755). Note: The approved name for this feature is Hirayama S.
Montgolfier47.3-159.888Jacques-Etienne; French inventor (1745-1799); Joseph-Michael; French inventor (1740-1810).
Moore37.4-177.554Joseph Haines; American astronomer (1878-1949).
Moretus-70.6-5.8111Moret, Theodore; Belgian mathematician (1602-1667).
Morley-2.864.614Edward Williams; American chemist (1838-1923).
Morozov5127.442Nikolaj Aleksandrovich; Soviet natural scientist (1854-1945).
Morse22.1-175.177Samuel Finley Breese; American inventor (1791-1872).
Moseley20.9-90.190Henry Gwyn Jeffreys; British physicist (1887-1915).
Mosting-0.7-5.924Johan Sigismund von; Danish benefactor (1759-1843).
Mouchez78.3-26.681Ernest Amedee Barthelemy; French astronomer (1821-1892).
Moulton-61.197.249Forest R.; American astronomer (1872-1952).
Muller-7.62.122Karl; Czechoslovakian astronomer (1866-1942).
Murakami-23.3-140.545Harutaro; Japanese physicist, astronomer (1872-1947). Note: Formerly Mariotte Y.
Murchison5.1-0.157Sir Roderick Impey; Scottish geologist (1792-1871).
Mutus-63.630.177Vincente Mut, or Muth; Spanish astronomer (unkn-1673).
Nagaoka19.415446Hantaro; Japanese physicist (1865-1940).
Nansen80.995.3104Fridtjof; Norwegian explorer (1861-1930).
Naonobu-4.657.834Ajima; Japanese mathematician (c. 1732-1798).
Nasireddin-410.252Nasir-Al-Din (Mohammed Ibn Hassan); Persian astronomer (1201-1274).
Nasmyth-50.5-56.276James; Scottish engineer, astronomer (1808-1890).
Nassau-24.9177.476Jason John; American astronomer (1892-1965).
Natasha20-31.312Russian female name. Note: Formerly Euler P.
Naumann35.4-629Karl Friedrich; German geologist (1797-1873).
Neander-31.339.950Neumann, Michael; German mathematician (1529-1581).
Nearch-58.539.175Nearchus of Crete; Greek explorer (unkn-fl. 312 B.C.).
Necho-5123.130Egyptian ruler (610-593 B.C.).
Neison68.325.153(Neville), Edmund; British astronomer, selenographer (1849-1940).
Neper8.584.6137John; Scottish mathematician (1550-1617).
Nernst35.3-94.8116Walther Hermann; German physical chemist; Nobel laureate (1864-1941).
Neujmin-27125101Grigorij Nikolaevich; Soviet astronomer (1885-1946).
Neumayer-71.170.776Georg Balthasar von; German meteorologist, hydrographer (1826-1909).
Newcomb29.943.841Simon; Canadian-American astronomer (1835-1909).
Newton-76.7-16.978Sir Isaac; British mathematician, physicist, astronomer (1643-1727).
Nicholson-26.2-85.138Seth Barnes; American astronomer (1891-1963).
Nicolai-42.425.942Friedrich Bernhard Gottfried; German astronomer (1793-1846).
Nicollet-21.9-12.515Joseph Nicholas; French astronomer (1786-1843).
Nielsen31.8-51.89Axel Vilfrid; Danish astronomer (1902-1970); Harald Herborg; American physicist (1903-1973).
Niepce72.7-119.157Joseph-Nicephore; French physicist, photographer (1765-1833). (Spelling changed from Niepce.)
Nijland33134.135Albertus Antonie; Dutch astronomer (1868-1936).
Nikolaev35.2151.341Andriyan Grigoryevich; Soviet cosmonaut (1929-2004).
Nishina-44.6-170.465Yoshio; Japanese physicist (1890-1951).
Nobel15-101.348Alfred Bernhard; Swedish inventor (1833-1896).
Nobile-85.253.573Umberto; Italian artic explorer (1885-1978). Note: Formerly Scott A.
Nobili0.275.942Leopoldo; Italian physicist (1784-1835).
Noggerath-48.8-45.730Johann Jakob; German geologist, mineralogist, seismologist (1788-1877).
Nonius-34.83.869Pedro Nunez Salaciense; Portuguese mathematician (1502-1578).
Norman-11.8-30.410Robert; British natural scientist (unkn-fl. c. 1590).
Nother (Noether)66.6-113.567Emmy; German mathematician (1882-1935).
[Novalis]-11.784.78Noval, Friedrich von Hardenberg; German writer (1772-1801).
Numerov-70.7-160.7113Boris Vasilievich; Soviet astronomer (1891-1941).
Nunn4.691.119Joseph; American engineer (1905-1968).
Nusl32.3167.661Frantisek; Czechoslovakian astronomer (1867-1925). (Spelling changed from Nüsl.)
O'Day-30.6157.571Marcus; American physicist (1897-1961).
Oberth62.4155.460Hermann; Austrian space scientist (1894-1989). Note: Formerly Yamamoto W
Obruchev-38.9162.171Vladimir Afanasievich; Soviet geologist (1863-1956).
Oenopides57-64.167Of Chios; Greek astronomer, geometrician (500(?)-430 B.C.).
Oersted43.147.242Hans Christian; Danish physicist, chemist (1777-1851).
Ohm18.4-113.564Georg Simon; German physicist (1789-1854).
Oken-43.775.971(Okenfuss), Lorenz; German biologist, physiologist (1779-1851).
Olbers7.4-75.974Heinrich Wilhelm Matthaus; German astronomer, doctor (1758-1840).
Olcott20.6117.881William Tyler; American astronomer (1873-1936).
Olivier59.1138.569Charles Pollard; American astronomer (1884-1975).
Omar Khayyam58-102.170Al-Khayyami; Persian mathematician, astronomer, poet (c. 1048-c. 1131).
Onizuka-36.2-148.929Ellison Shoji; member of the Challenger crew (1946-1986).
Opelt-16.3-17.548Friedrich Wilhelm; German astronomer (1794-1863).
Oppenheimer-35.2-166.3208J. (Julius) Robert; American physicist (1904-1967).
Oppolzer-1.5-0.540Theodor Ritter von; Czechoslovakian astronomer (1841-1886).
Oresme-42.4169.276Oresme, Nicole; French mathematician (1323(?)-1382).
Orlov-25.7-17581Aleksandr Iakovlevich; Soviet astronomer (1880-1954); Sergei Vladimirovich; Soviet astronomer (1880-1958).
Orontius-40.6-4.6105Oronce Fine (Orontius Finaeus Delphinatus); French mathematician, cartographer (1494-1555).
Osama18.65.20.5Arabic male name
Osiris18.627.61Egyptian god of the dead
Osman-11-6.22Turkish male name.
Ostwald10.4121.9104Wilhelm; German chemist; Nobel laureate (1853-1932).
Palisa-9.4-7.233Johann; Czechoslovakian-Austrian astronomer (1848-1925).
Palitzsch-2864.541Johann Georg; German astronomer (1723-1788).
Pallas5.5-1.646Peter Simon; German-born Russian geologist, natural historian (1741-1811).
Palmieri-28.6-47.740Luigi; Italian physicist, mathematician (1807-1896).
Paneth63-94.865Friedrich Adolf; German chemist (1887-1958).
Pannekoek-4.2140.571Antonie; Dutch astronomer (1873-1960).
Papaleksi10.216497Nikolaj Dmitrievich; Soviet physicist (1880-1947).
Paracelsus-23163.183Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombast von Hohenheim; Swiss-German doctor, chemist (1493-1541).
Paraskevopoulos50.4-149.994John Stefanos; Greek-American astronomer (1889-1951).
Parenago25.9-108.593Pavel Petrovich; Soviet astronomer (1906-1960).
Parkhurst-33.4103.696John A.; American astronomer (1861-1925).
Parrot-14.53.370Johann Jacob Friedrich Wilhelm; Russian doctor, physicist (1792-1840).
Parry-7.9-15.847William Edward; British explorer (1790-1855).
Parsons37.3-171.240John "Jack" Whiteside; American rocketry scientist (1914-1952).
Pascal74.6-70.3115Blaise; French mathematician (1623-1662).
Paschen-13.5-139.8124Friedrich; German physicist (1865-1940).
Pasteur-11.9104.6224Louis; French chemist, microbiologist (1822-1895).
Patricia250.35English female name.
Patsaev-16.7133.455Viktor Ivanovich; Soviet engineer, cosmonaut (1933-1971).
Pauli-44.5137.584Wolfgang; Austrian-American physicist; Nobel laureate (1900-1958).
Pavlov-28.8142.5148Ivan Petrovich; Soviet physiologist; Nobel laureate (1849-1936).
Pawsey44.514560Joseph Lade; Australian radio astronomer (1908-1962).
Peary88.63373Robert Edwin; American explorer (1856-1920).
Pease12.5-106.138Francis Gladheim; American astronomer (1881-1938).
Peek2.686.912Bertrand Meigh; British astronomer (1891-1965).
Peirce18.353.518Benjamin; American mathematician, astronomer (1809-1880).
Peirescius-46.567.661Peiresc, Nicolas Claude Fabri De; French astronomer, archaeologist (1580-1637).
Pentland-64.611.556Joseph Barclay; Irish geographer (1797-1873).
Perel'man-2410646Yakov Isidorovich; Soviet rocketry scientist (1882-1942).
Perepelkin-1012997Yevgenii Yakovlevich; Soviet astrophysicist (1906-1938).
Perkin47.2-175.962Richard Scott; American telescope manufacturer (1906-1969).
Perrine42.5-127.886Charles Dillon; American astronomer (1867-1951).
Petavius-25.160.4188Petau, Denis; French chronologist, astronomer (1583-1652).
Petermann74.266.373August Heinrich; German geographer (1822-1878).
Peters68.129.515Christian August Friedrich; German astronomer (1806-1880).
Petit2.363.55Alexis Therese; French physicist (1771-1820).
Petrie45.3108.433Robert Methven; Scottish-born Canadian astrophysicist (1906-1966).
Petropavlovskiy37.2-114.863Boris S.; Soviet rocketry engineer (1898-1933).
Petrov-61.48849Evgenij S.; Soviet rocketry scientist (1900-1942).
Pettit-27.5-86.635Edison; American astronomer (1889-1962).
Petzval-62.7-110.490Joseph von; Austrian optician (1807-1891).
Phillips-26.675.3122John; British geologist, astronomer (1800-1874).
Philolaus72.1-32.470Of Croton; Greek mathematician, astronomer, philosopher (unkn-fl. 400 B.C.).
Phocylides-52.7-57121Johannes Phocylides Holwarda (Jan Fokker); Dutch astronomer (1618-1651).
Piazzi-36.6-67.9134Giuseppe; Italian astronomer (1746-1826).
Piazzi Smyth41.9-3.213Charles; Italian-born Scottish astronomer (1819-1900).
Picard14.654.722Jean; French astronomer (1620-1682).
Piccolomini-29.732.287Alessandro; Italian astronomer (1508-1578).
Pickering-2.9715Edward Charles; American astronomer (1846-1919); William H.; American astronomer (1858-1938).
Pictet-43.6-7.462Pictet-Turretin, Marc-Auguste; Swiss physicist (1752-1825).
Pikel'ner-47.9123.347Solomon Borisovich; Soviet astronomer, cosmologist (1921-1975).
Pilatre-60.2-86.950Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier; French aeronaut (1756-1785). Note: Formerly Hausen B
Pingre-58.7-73.788Alexandre Guy; French astronomer (1711-1796).
[Pirandello]2.888.88Luigi; Italian playwright, novelist (1867-1936).
Pirquet-20.3139.665Baron Guido von; Austrian (spacecraft trajectories) astronaut (1867-1936).
Pitatus-29.9-13.5106Pitati, Pietro; Italian astronomer, mathematician (unkn.-fl. c. 1500).
Pitiscus-50.430.982Bartholemaeus; German mathematician (1561-1613).
Pizzetti-34.9118.844Paolo; Italian geodesist (1860-1918).
Plana42.228.244Baron Giovanni Antonio Amedeo; Italian astronomer, geometrician (1781-1864).
Planck-57.9136.8314Max Karl Ernst; German physicist; Nobel laureate (1858-1947).
Plante-10.2163.337Gaston; French physicist (1834-1889).
Plaskett82.1174.3109John Stanley; Canadian astronomer (1865-1941).
Plato51.6-9.4109Greek philosopher c.428-c.347 B.C.
Playfair-23.58.447John; Scottish mathematician, geologist (1748-1819).
Plinius15.423.743Gaius Plinius Secundus (The Elder); Roman natural scientist (23-79).
Plummer-25-15573Henry Crozier Keating; British astronomer (1875-1946).
Plutarch24.17968Greek biographer (c. A.D.46-c. 120).
Poczobutt57.1-98.8195Martin Odlanicky; Polish astronomer (1728-1810).
Pogson-42.2110.550Norman Robert; British astronomer (1829-1891).
Poincare-56.7163.6319Jules Henri; French mathematician, physicist (1854-1912).
Poinsot79.5-145.768Louis; French mathematician (1777-1859).
Poisson-30.410.642Simeon Denis; French mathematician (1781-1840).
Polybius-22.425.641Greek historian (204(?)-122(?) B.C.).
Polzunov25.3114.667Ivan Ivanovich; Russian heat engineer (1728-1766).
Pomortsev0.766.923Mikhail Mikhailovich; Russian rocketry scientist (1851-1916).
Poncelet75.8-54.169Jean-Victor; French mathematician, engineer (1788-1867).
Pons-25.321.541Jean Louis; French astronomer (1761-1831).
Pontanus-28.414.457Pontano, Giovanni Gioviani; Italian astronomer (1427-1503).
Pontecoulant-58.76691Philippe Gustave Doulcet, Comte De Pontecoulant; French mathematician (1795-1874).
[Pope]-9.58917Alexander; British writer (1688-1744).
Popov17.299.765Aleksandr Stepanovich; Russian physicist, engineer (1859-1905); C.; Bulgarian astronomer (1880-1966).
Porter-56.1-10.151Russell Williams; American telescope designer (1871-1949).
Posidonius31.829.995Of Apamea; Greek geographer (135(?)-51(?) B.C.).
Poynting18.1-133.4128John Henry; British physicist (1852-1914).
Prager-3.9130.560Richard; German-American astronomer (1883-1945).
Prandtl-60.1141.891Ludwig; German physicist (1875-1953).
Priestley-57.3108.452Joseph; British chemist (1733-1804).
Prinz25.5-44.146Wilhelm; German-Belgian astronomer (1857-1910).
Priscilla-10.9-6.21.8Latin female name.
Proclus16.146.828Diadochos (The Successor); Greek mathematician, astronomer, philosopher (410-485).
Proctor-46.4-5.152Mary; American astronomer (1862-1957).
Protagoras567.321Greek philosopher (c. 485-415 B.C.).
Ptolemaeus-9.3-1.9164Ptolemy, Claudius; Greek astronomer, mathematician, geographer (c. 87-150).
Puiseux-27.8-3924Pierre; French astronomer (1855-1928).
Pupin23.8-112Michael Idvorsky; Yugoslavian-American physicist and inventor (1858-1935).
Purbach-25.5-2.3115Georg von; Austrian mathematician, astronomer (1423-1461).
Purkyne-1.694.948Jan Evangelista; Czechoslovakian doctor, physiologist (1787-1869).
Pythagoras63.5-63142Of Samos; Greek philosopher, mathematician (unkn-fl. c. 532 B.C.).
Pytheas20.5-20.620Of Marseilles; Greek navigator, geographer (b. c. 308 B.C.).
Quetelet43.1-134.955Lambert Aldophe Jacques; Belgian statistician, astronomer (1796-1874).
Rabbi Levi-34.723.681Gershon, Levi Ben; French philosopher, mathematician, astronomer (1288-1344).
Racah-13.8-179.863Giulio; Italian-Israeli physicist (1909-1965).
[Racine]-8.39930Jean Baptiste; French playwright (1639-1699).
Raimond14.6-159.370Jean Jacques, Jr.; Dutch astronomer (1903-1961).
Raman27-55.110Chandrasekhara Venkata; Indian physicist; Nobel laureate (1888-1970).
Ramon-41.6-148.117Ilan; Israeli astronaut, Space Shuttle Columbia Payload Specialist (1954-2003).
Ramsay-40.2144.581Sir William; British chemist; Nobel laureate (1852-1916).
Ramsden-32.9-31.824Jesse; British instrument maker (1735-1800).
Rankine-3.971.58William John Macquorn; Scottish physicist, engineer (1820-1872).
Raspletin-22.5151.848Aleksandr Andreyevich; Soviet radio engineer (1908-1967).
Ravi-12.5-1.92.5Indian male name.
Rayet44.7114.527Georges-Antoine-Pons; French astronomer (1839-1906).
Rayleigh29.389.6114John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh; British physicist; Nobel laureate (1842-1919).
Razumov39.1-114.370Vladimir V.; Soviet rocket builder (1890-1967).
Reaumur-2.40.752Rene-Antoine Ferchault de; French physicist (1683-1757).
Recht9.812420Albert W.; American astronomer, mathematician (1892-1962).
Regiomontanus-28.3-1108Muller, Johann; German astronomer, mathematician (1436-1476).
Regnault54.1-8846Henri Victor; French chemist; physicist (1810-1878).
Reichenbach-30.34871Georg von; German optician (1772-1826).
Reimarus-47.760.348Baer, Nicolai Reymers; German mathematician (c. 1550-c. 1600).
Reiner7-54.929Reinieri, Vincentio; Italian astronomer, mathematician (unkn-1648).
Reinhold3.3-22.842Erasmus; German astronomer, mathematician (1511-1553).
Repsold51.3-78.6109Johann Georg; German inventor (1770-1830).
Resnik-33.8-150.120Judith Arlene; member of the Challenger crew (1949-1986). Note: Formerly Borman X.
Respighi2.871.918Lorenzo; Italian astronomer (1824-1890).
Rhaeticus04.945Georg Joachim von Lauchen of Rhaetia; Hungarian astronomer, mathematician (1514-1576).
Rheita-37.147.270Anton Maria Schyrle of Rhaetia; Czechoslovakian astronomer, optician (c. 1597-1660).
Riccioli-3.3-74.6139Giovanni Battista; Italian astronomer (1598-1671).
Riccius-36.926.571Augustine; Italian astronomer (fl. 1513); Ricci, Matteo; Italian mathematician, geographer (1552-1610).
Ricco75.6176.365Annibale; Italian astronomer (1844-1911).
Richards7.7140.116Theodore William; American chemist; Nobel laureate (1868-1928).
Richardson31.1100.5141Sir Owen Willans; British quantum physicist; Nobel laureate (1879-1959).
Riedel-48.9-139.647Klaus; German rocketry scientist (1907-1944); Walter; German rocket scientist (1902-1968).
Riemann38.986.8163Georg Friedrich Bernhard; German mathematician (1826-1866).
Ritchey-11.18.524George Willis; American astronomer, optician (1864-1945).
Rittenhouse-74.5106.526David; American inventor, astronomer, mathematician (1732-1796).
Ritter219.229Karl; German geographer (1779-1859); Georg August Dietrich; German astrophysicist (1926-1908).
Ritz-15.192.251Walter; Swiss physicist (1878-1909).
Robert1927.41English male name.
Roberts71.1-174.589Alexander William; South African astronomer (1857-1938); Isaac; British astronomer (1829-1904).
Robertson21.8-105.288Howard Percy; American physicist, mathematician (1903-1961).
Robinson59-45.924(John) Thomas Romney; Irish astronomer, physicist, meteorologist (1792-1882).
Rocca-12.7-72.889Giovanni Antonio; Italian mathematician (1607-1656).
Rocco28.9-454Italian male name. Note: Formerly Krieger D.
Roche-42.3136.5160Edouard Albert; French astronomer (1820-1883).
Romeo7.5122.68Italian male name.
Romer25.436.439Ole; Danish astronomer (1644-1710).
Rontgen33-91.4126Wilhelm Conrad; German physicist; Nobel laureate (1845-1923).
Rosa20.3-32.31Spanish female name.
Rosenberger-55.443.195Otto August; German astronomer, mathematician (1800-1890).
Ross11.721.724James Clark; British explorer (1800-1862); Frank Elmore; American astronomer, optician (1874-1966).
Rosse-17.93511William Parsons, Earl of Rosse; Irish astronomer (1800-1867).
Rosseland-4113175Svein; Norwegian astrophysicist (1894-1985). Note: Formerly Roche U.
Rost-56.4-33.748Johann Leonhard; German astronomer (1688-1727).
Rothmann-30.827.742Christopher; German astronomer (unkn-1600).
Rowland57.4-162.5171Henry Augustus; American physicist (1848-1901).
Rozhdestvenskiy85.2-155.4177Dmitriy Sergeevich; Soviet physicist (1876-1940).
Rumford-28.8-169.861Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford; British physicist (1753-1814).
Runge-2.586.738Carl David Tolme; German mathematician (1856-1927).
Russell26.5-75.4103Henry Norris; American astronomer (1877-1957); John; British artist, selenographer (1745-1806).
Ruth28.7-45.13Hebrew female name.
Rutherford10.713713Sir Ernest; New Zealand-British physicist; Nobel laureate (1871-1937).
Rutherfurd-60.9-12.148Lewis Morris; American astronomer (1816-1892).
Rydberg-46.5-96.349Johannes Robert; Swedish physicist (1854-1919).
Ryder-44.5143.217Graham; United Kingdom-born, American geologist (1949-2002).
Rynin47-103.575Nikolaj Alexsevitch; Soviet rocketry scientist (1877-1942).
Sabatier13.27910Paul; French chemist; Nobel laureate (1854-1941).
Sabine1.420.130Sir Edward; Irish physicist, astronomer (1788-1883).
Sacrobosco-23.716.798John of Holywood, Johannes Sacrobuschus; British astronomer, mathematician (c. 1200-1256).
Saenger4.3102.475Eugen; German rocketry scientist (1905-1964).
Safarik10.6176.927Vojtech; Czechoslovakian astronomer (1829-1902).
Saha-1.6102.799Meghnad; Indian astrophysicist (1893-1956).
Samir28.5-34.32Arabic male name.
Sampson29.7-16.51Ralph Allen; Irish-born British astronomer, mathematician (1866-1939).
Sanford32.6-138.955Roscoe Frank; American astronomer (1883-1958).
Santbech-20.94464Daniel Santbech Noviomagus; Dutch mathematician, astronomer (unkn-fl. 1561).
Santos-Dumont27.74.88Alberto; Brazilian aeronautical engineer (1873-1932).
[Sappho]-25133.228Greek poetess (unkn-c. 600 B.C.). Note: The approved name for this feature is Stark V.
Sarabhai24.7217Vikram Ambalal; Indian astrophysicist (1919-1971).
Sarton49.3-121.169George Alfred Leon; Belgian-American historian of science (1884-1956).
Sasserides-39.1-9.390Sasceride, Gellio; Danish astronomer, doctor (1562-1612).
Saunder-4.28.844Samuel Arthur; British mathematician, selenographer (1852-1912).
Saussure-43.4-3.854Horace Benedict De; Swiss geologist (1740-1799).
Scaliger-27.1108.984Joseph Justus; French chronologist (1540-1609).
Schaeberle-26.2117.262John Martin; American astronomer (1853-1924).
Scheele-9.4-37.84Carl Wilhelm; Swedish chemist (1742-1786).
Scheiner-60.5-27.5110Christoph; German astronomer (1573-1650).
Schiaparelli23.4-58.824Giovanni Virginio; Italian astronomer (1835-1910).
Schickard-44.3-55.3206Wilhelm; German astronomer, mathematician (1592-1635).
Schiller-51.9-39180Julius; German astronomer (unkn-fl. 1627).
Schjellerup69.7157.162Hans Carl; Danish astronomer (1827-1887).
Schlesinger47.4-138.697Frank; American astronomer (1871-1943).
Schliemann-2.1155.280Heinrich; German archaeologist (1822-1890).
Schlüter-5.9-83.389Heinrich; German astronomer (1815-1844).
Schmidt118.811Johann Friedrich Julius; German astronomer (1825-1884); Bernhard Voldemar;
German optician (1879-1935); Otto Yulyevich; Soviet astronomer (1891-1956).
Schneller41.8-163.654Schneller, Herbert; German astronomer (1901-1967).
Schomberger-76.724.985Georg; Austrian astronomer, mathematician (1597-1645).
Schonfeld44.8-98.125Eduard; German astronomer (1828-1891).
Schorr-19.589.753Richard; German astronomer (1867-1951).
Schrodinger-75132.4312Schrodinger, Erwin; Austrian physicist; Nobel laureate (1887-1961).
Schroter2.6-735Johann Hieronymus; German astronomer (1745-1816).
Schubert2.88154Theodor Friedrich von; Russian cartographer (1789-1865).
Schumacher42.460.760Heinrich Christian; German astronomer (1780-1850).
Schuster4.2146.5108Sir Arthur; British mathematician, physicist (1851-1934).
Schwabe65.145.625Samuel Heinrich; German astronomer (1789-1875).
Schwarzschild70.1121.2212Karl; German astronomer (1873-1916).
Scobee-31.1-148.940Francis Richard "Dick"; member of the Challenger crew (1939-1986). Note: Formerly Barringer L.
Scoresby77.714.155William; British explorer (1789-1857).
Scott-82.148.5103Robert Falcon; British explorer (1868-1912).
Seares73.5145.8110Frederick Hanley; American astronomer (1873-1964).
Secchi2.443.522Pietro Angelo; Italian astronomer, astrophysicist (1818-1878).
Sechenov-7.1-142.662Ivan Mikhaylovich; Russian physiologist (1829-1905).
Seeliger-2.238Hugo von; German astronomer (1849-1924).
Segers47.1127.717Carlos; Argentinean astronomer (1900-1967).
Segner-58.9-48.367Johann Andreas von; German physicist, mathematician (1704-1777).
Seidel-32.8152.262Philipp Ludwig von; German astronomer, mathematician (1821-1896).
Seleucus21-66.643Babylonian astronomer (unkn-fl. c. 150 B.C.).
Seneca26.680.246Lucius Annaeus; Roman philosopher, natural scientist (4 B.C.- A.D. 65).
Seyfert29.1114.6110Carl Keenan; American astronomer (1911-1960).
Shackleton-89.9019Sir Ernest Henry; Irish-born British Antarctic explorer (1874-1922).
Shahinaz7.5122.415Turkish female name.
Shaler-32.9-85.248Nathaniel Southgate; American geologist, paleontologist (1841-1906).
Shapley9.456.923Harlow; American astronomer (1885-1972).
Sharonov12.4173.374Vsevolod Vasilievich; Soviet astronomer (1901-1964).
Sharp45.7-40.239Abraham; British astronomer, mathematician (1651-1742).
Shatalov24.3141.521Vladimir Alexandrovich; Soviet cosmonaut (1927-Live).
Shayn32.6172.593Grigorii Abramovich; Soviet astrophysicist (1892-1956).
Sheepshanks59.216.925Anne; British benefactor (1789-1876).
[Shekhov (Chekhov)]-6.68219Anton Pavlovich; Russian writer (1860-1904). Note: The approved name for this feature is Kastner R.
Sherrington-11.111818Sir Charles Scott; British neurophysiologist; Nobel laureate (1856-1952).
Shi Shen76104.143Shi(H) Shen; Chinese astronomer (unkn-c. 300 B.C.).
Shirakatsi-12.1128.651Anania; Armenian geographer (620(?)-685(?)).
Shoemaker-88.144.950.9Eugene Merle; American astrogeologist (1928-1997).
Short-74.6-7.370James; Scottish mathematician, optician (1710-1768).
Shternberg (Sternberg)19.5-116.370Pavel Karlovich; Russian astronomer (1865-1920).
Shuckburgh42.652.838Sir George; British geographer, benefactor (1751-1804).
Shuleykin-27.1-92.515Mikhail Vasil'evich; Soviet radio engineer (1884-1939). (Spelling changed from Shulejkin.) Note: Formerly Pettit T.
Siedentopf22135.561Heinrich; German astronomer (1906-1963).
Sierpinski-27.2154.569Waclaw; Polish mathematician (1882-1969).
Sikorsky-66.1103.298Igor Ivanovich; Russian-American aeronautical engineer (1889-1972).
Silberschlag6.212.513Johann Esaias; German astronomer (1721-1791).
Simpelius-7315.270Sempill, Hugh; Scottish mathematician (1596-1654).
Sinas8.831.611Simon; Greek benefactor (1810-1876).
Sirsalis-12.5-60.442Sersale, Gerolamo; Italian astronomer (1584-1654).
Sisakyan41.210934Noraír Martirosovich; Soviet doctor and biochemist (1907-1966).
Sita4.6120.82Indian female name.
Sklodowska-18.295.5127Marie (Madame Curie); Polish physicist, chemist, Nobel laureate (1867-1934).
Slipher49.5160.169Earl Charles; American astronomer (1883-1964); Vesto Melvin; American astronomer (1875-1969).
Slocum-38913Frederick; American astronomer (1873-1944).
Smith-31.6-150.234Michael John; member of the Challenger crew (1945-1986). Note: Formerly Barringer M.
Smithson2.453.65James; British chemist, mineralogist (1765-1829).
Smoluchowski60.3-96.883Marian; Polish physicist (1872-1917).
Snellius-29.355.782Snell, Willebrod van Roijen; Dutch mathematician, astronomer, optician (1591-1626).
Sniadecki-22.5-168.943Jan; Polish astronomer, mathematician (1756-1830).
Soddy0.4121.842Frederick; British physicist; Nobel laureate (1877-1956).
Somerville-8.364.915Mary Fairfax; Scottish physicist, mathematician (1780-1872).
Sommerfeld65.2-162.4169Arnold Johannes Wilhelm; German physicist (1868-1951).
Sommering0.1-7.528Samuel Thomas von; German doctor (1755-1830).
[Sophocles]-21.5119.80Greek philosopher (c. 495-406 B.C.).
Soraya-12.9-1.62Persian female name.
Sosigenes8.717.617Greek astronomer, chronologist (unkn-fl. 46 B.C.).
South58-50.8104James; British astronomer (1785-1867).
Spallanzani-46.324.732Lazzaro; Italian natural scientist, biologist (1729-1799).
Spencer Jones13.3165.685Sir Harold; British astronomer (1890-1960).
Sporer-4.3-1.827Friedrich Wilhelm Gustav; German astronomer (1822-1895).
Spurr27.9-1.213Josiah Edward; American geologist (1870-1950).
St. John10.2150.268Charles Edward; American solar physicist, astronomer (1857-1935).
Stadius10.5-13.769Stade, Jan; Belgian astronomer, mathematician (1527-1579).
Stark-25.5134.649Johannes; German physicist; Nobel laureate (1874-1957).
Stearns34.8162.636Carl Leo; American astronomer (1892-1972).
Stebbins64.8-141.8131Joel; American astronomer (1878-1966).
Stefan46-108.3125Josef; Austrian physicist (1835-1893).
Stein7.217933Johann Willem Jakob Antoon; Dutch astronomer (1871-1951).
Steinheil-48.646.567Karl August von; German astronomer, physicist (1801-1870).
Steklov-36.7-104.936Vladimir Andreevich; Soviet mathematician (1864-1926).
Stella19.929.81Latin female name.
Steno32.8161.831Nicolaus; Danish doctor (1638-1686).
Sternfeld-19.6-141.2100Ari Abramovich; Soviet space scientist (1905-1980). Note: Formerly Lodygin G.
Stetson-39.6-118.364Harlan True; American astronomer, geophysicist (1885-1964).
Stevinus-32.554.274Stevin, Simon; Belgian mathematician, physicist (1548-1620).
Stewart2.26713John Quincy; American astrophysicist (1894-1972).
Stiborius-34.43243Stoberl, Andreas; German astronomer, mathematician (1465-1515).
Stofler-41.16126Johann; German astronomer, mathematician (1452-1531).
Stokes52.5-88.151Sir George Gabriel; British mathematician, physicist (1819-1903).
Stoletov45.1-155.242Aleksandr Grigorievich; Russian physicist (1839-1896).
Stoney-55.3-156.145George Johnstone; Irish physicist (1826-1911).
Stormer57.3146.369Fredrik Carl Mülertz; Norwegian mathematician and astronomer, aurora research (1874-1957).
Strabo61.954.355Greek geographer (54 B.C.- A.D. 24).
Stratton-5.8164.670Frederick John Marrion; British astronomer, astrophysicist (1881-1960).
Street-46.5-10.557Thomas; British astronomer (1621-1689).
Stromgren-21.7-132.461Elis; Danish astronomer (1870-1947).
Struve22.4-77.1164Otto Wilhelm von; German-born Russian astronomer (1819-1905); Otto; American astronomer (1897-1963);
Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von; German-born Russian astronomer (1793-1864).
Subbotin-29.2135.367Mikhail Fedorovich; Soviet astronomer (1893-1966).
Suess4.4-47.68Eduard; Austrian geologist (1831-1914).
Sulpicius Gallus19.611.612Gaius; Roman astronomer (unkn-fl. c. B.C. 166).
Sumner37.5108.750Thomas Hubbard; American geographer, navigator (1807-1876).
Sundman10.8-91.640Karl Frithiof; Finnish astronomer (1873-1949).
[Sung-Mei]24.611.35Chinese female name. Note: This feature is a rima, not a crater.
Susan-11-6.31English female name.
Sverdrup-88.5-15235Otto; Norwegian polar explorer (1855-1930).
Swann52112.742William Francis Gray; Anglo-American physicist (1884-1962).
Swasey-5.589.723Ambrose; American inventor (1846-1937).
Swift19.353.410Lewis; American astronomer (1820-1913).
Sylvester82.7-79.658James Joseph; British mathematician (1814-1897).
Szilard34105.7122Leo; Hungarian-American physicist (1898-1964).
T. Mayer15.6-29.133Johann Tobias; German astronomer (1723-1762).
Tacchini4.985.840Pietro; Italian astronomer (1838-1905).
Tacitus-16.21939Cornelius; Roman historian (c. 55-120).
Tacquet16.619.27Andre; Belgian mathematician (1612-1660).
Taizo24.72.26Japanese male name.
Talbot-2.585.311William Henry Fox; British photographer, physicist, archaeologist (1800-1877).
Tamm-4.4146.438Igor Yevgenyevich; Soviet physicist, Nobel laureate (1895-1971).
Tannerus-56.42228Tanner, Adam; Austrian mathematician (1572-1632).
Taruntius5.646.556Firmanus, Lucius; Roman philosopher (unkn-fl. 86 B.C.).
[Tasso]-0.79252Torquato; Italian poet (1544-1595). Note: The approved name for this feature is Purkyne U.
Taylor-5.316.742Brook; British mathematician (1685-1731).
Tebbutt9.653.631John; Australian astronomer (1834-1916).
Teisserenc32.2-135.962de Bort, Leon-Philippe; French meteorologist (1855-1913).
Tempel3.911.945Ernst Wilhelm Leberecht; German astronomer (1821-1889).
Ten Bruggencate-9.5134.459Paul; German astronomer (1901-1961).
Tereshkova28.4144.331Valentina Vladimirovna; Soviet cosmonaut (1937-Live).
Tesla38.5124.743Nikola; Croatian-American inventor (1856-1943).
Thales61.850.331Of Miletus; Greek mathematician, astronomer, philosopher (c. 636-546 B.C.).
Theaetetus37624Greek mathematician (c. 417-369 B.C.).
Thebit-22-456Al-Sabi' al-Harrani Thabit Ibn Qurra; Iraqi astronomer (836-901).
Theiler13.483.37Max; South African bacteriologist; Nobel laureate (1899-1972).
Theon Junior-2.315.817Of Alexandria; Greek astronomer (unkn-c. 380).
Theon Senior-0.815.418Of Smyrna; Greek mathematician and astronomer (c. A.D. 130).
Theophilus-11.426.4110Greek astronomer (unkn-A.D. 412).
Theophrastus17.5399Greek philosopher and scientist (c. 372-287 B.C.).
Thiel40.7-134.532Walter; German rocket builder (1910-1943).
Thiessen75.4-16966Georg Heinrich; German astronomer (1914-1961).
Thomson-32.7166.2117Sir Joseph John; British physicist; Nobel laureate (1856-1940).
Tikhomirov25.216265Nikolaj Ivanovich; Soviet chemical engineer (1860-1930).
Tikhov62.3171.783Gavriil Adrianovich; Soviet astronomer (1875-1960).
Tiling-53.1-132.638Reinhold; German rocketry scientist (1890-1933).
Timaeus62.8-0.532Greek astronomer (unkn-c. 400 B.C.).
Timiryazev-5.5-14753Kliment Arkadievich; Russian botanist, physiologist (1843-1920).
Timocharis26.7-13.133Greek astronomer (unkn-fl. c. 280 B.C.).
Tiselius7176.553Arne Wilhelm Kaurin; Swedish biochemist; Nobel laureate (1902-1971).
Tisserand21.448.236Francois Felix; French astronomer (1845-1896).
Titius-26.8100.773Johann Daniel; German astronomer (1729-1796).
Titov28.6150.531Gherman Stepanovich; Soviet cosmonaut (1935-2000).
Tolansky-9.5-1613Samuel; British physicist (1907-1973).
[Tolstoy]-4.293.352Leo; Russian writer (1828-1910). Note: The approved name for this feature is Hirayama Y.
Torricelli-4.628.522Evangelista; Italian physicist (1608-1647).
Toscanelli27.4-47.57Paolo Dal Pozza; Italian doctor, cartographer (1397-1482).
Townley3.463.318Sidney Dean; American astronomer (1867-1946).
Tralles28.452.843Johann Georg; German physicist (1763-1822).
Triesnecker4.23.626Francis a Paula; Austrian astronomer (1745-1817).
Trouvelot49.35.89Etienne Leopold; French astronomer (1827-1895).
Trumpler29.3167.177Robert Julius; American astronomer (1866-1956).
Tsander (Zander)6.2-149.3181Friedrich Arturovich; Soviet rocketry scientist (1887-1933).
Tseraskiy (Ceraski)-49141.656Vitol'd Karlovich; Russian astronomer (1849-1925).
Tsinger (Zinger)56.7175.644Nikolai Iakovlevich; Russian astronomer (1842-1918).
Tsiolkovskiy-21.2128.9185Konstantin E.; Soviet physicist (1857-1935).
Tsu Chung-Chi17.3145.128Chinese mathematician (430-501).
Tucker-5.688.27Richard Hawley; American astronomer (1859-1952).
Turner-1.4-13.211Herbert Hall; British astronomer (1861-1930).
Tycho-43.4-11.1102Tycho Brahe; Danish astronomer (1546-1601).
Tyndall-34.911718John; British physicist (1820-1893).
Ukert7.81.423Friedrich August; German historian, humanitarian (1780-1851).
Ulugh Beigh32.7-81.954Ulugh-Beg; Mongolian astronomer, mathematician (1394-1449).
[Undest]26.5-18.57Sigrid; Norwegian novelist; Nobel laureate (1882-1949).
Urey27.987.438Harold Clayton; American chemist; Nobel laureate (1893-1981). Note: Formerly Rayleigh A.
Vaisala25.9-47.88Yrjo; Finnish astronomer (1891-1971).
Valier6.8174.567Max; German rocketry engineer (1895-1930).
van Albada9.464.321Gale Bruno; Dutch astronomer (1912-1972).
Van Biesbroeck28.7-45.69George A.; Belgian-American astronomer (1880-1974).
Van de Graaff-27.4172.2233Robert Jemison; American physicist (1901-1967).
Van den Bergh31.3-159.142George; Dutch astronomer (1890-1966).
van den Bos-5.314622Willem Hendrik; South African astronomer (1896-1974).
Van der Waals-43.9119.9104Johannes Diderik; Dutch physicist; Nobel laureate (1837-1923).
Van Gent15.4160.443Hendrik; Dutch astronomer (1900-1947).
Van Maanen35.712860Adriaan; Dutch-American astronomer (1884-1946).
van Rhijn52.6146.446Pieter Johannes; Dutch astronomer (1886-1960).
Van Vleck-1.978.331John Monroe; American astronomer, mathematician (1833-1912).
Van Wijk-62.8118.832Uco; Dutch-American astronomer (1924-1966).
van't Hoff62.1-131.892Jacobus Hendricus; Dutch chemist; Nobel laureate (1852-1911).
Vasco da Gama13.6-83.983Portuguese navigator, explorer (c. 1460-1524).
Vashakidze43.693.344Mikheil Alekandres; Soviet astronomer (1909-1956).
Vavilov-0.8-137.998Nikolai Ivanovich; Soviet botanist (1887-1943); Sergei Ivanovich; Soviet physiological optician (1891-1951).
Vega-45.463.475Georg Freiherr von; Slovenian-born German mathematician (1754-1802).
Vendelinus-16.461.6131Wendelin, Godefroid; Belgian astronomer (1580-1667).
Vening Meinesz-0.3162.687Felix Andries; Dutch geophysicist, geodesist (1887-1966).
Ventris-4.915895Michael George Francis; British decipherer of Linear B Cretan script (1922-1956).
Vera26.3-43.72Latin female name. Note: Formerly Prinz A.
[Vergil]-26.31330Roman epic poet (70-19 B.C.). Note: The approved name for this feature is Stark R.
Vernadskiy23.2130.591Vladimir Ivanovich; Soviet mineralogist (1863-1945).
Verne24.9-25.32Latin male name.
Vertregt-19.8171.1187Marinus; Dutch chemist (1897-1973).
Very25.625.35Frank Washington; American astronomer (1852-1927).
Vesalius-3.1114.561Andreas; Belgian doctor (1514-1564).
Vestine33.993.996Ernest Harry; American geophysicist (1906-1968).
Vetchinkin10.2131.398Vladimir Petrovich; Soviet physicist, engineer (1888-1950).
Vieta-29.2-56.387Francois; French mathematician (1540-1603).
Vil'ev-6.1144.445Mikhail; Russian chemist (1893-1919).
[Vinogradov]20-31.211I.M.; Soviet mathematician (1891-1983). Same crater as Natasha.
Virchow9.883.716Rudolph Ludwig Karl; German doctor, pathologist (1821-1902).
Virtanen15.5176.744Artturi Ilmari; Finnish agricultural biochemist; Nobel laureate (1895-1973).
Vitello-30.4-37.542Witelo, Erazmus Ciokek; Polish physicist, mathematician (1210-1285).
Vitruvius17.631.329Vitruvius Pollio, Marcus; Roman engineer, architect (unkn-fl. c. 25 B.C.).
Viviani5.2117.126Vincenzo; Italian physicist, mathematician (1622-1703).
Vlacq-53.338.889Adriaan; Dutch mathematician (c. 1600-1667).
Vogel-15.15.926Hermann Carl; German astronomer (1841-1907).
Volkov-13.6131.740Vladislav Nikolayevich; Soviet engineer, cosmonaut (1935-1971).
Volta53.9-84.4123Count Allessandro Guiseppe Antonio Anastasio; Italian physicist (1745-1827).
[Voltaire]-11.9100.30Francois; French philosopher (1694-1778). Note: The approved name for this feature is Pasteur T.
Volterra56.8132.252Vito; Italian mathematician, physicist (1860-1940).
von Behring-7.871.838Emil Adolf; German bacteriologist; Nobel laureate (1854-1917).
von Bekesy51.9126.896Georg; Hungarian otological physicist; Nobel laureate (1899-1972).
von Braun41.1-7860Wernher, German-American rocket pioneer (1912-1977). Note: Formerly Lavoisier D.
Von der Pahlen-24.8-132.756Emanuel; German astronomer (1882-1952).
Von Karman-44.8175.9180Theodore; Hungarian-American aeronautical scientist (1881-1963).
Von Neumann40.4153.278John; American mathematician (1903-1957).
Von Zeipel42.6-141.683Edvard Hugo; Swedish astronomer (1873-1959).
Voskresenskiy28-88.149Leonid A.; Soviet rocketry scientist (1913-1965).
W. Bond65.44.5156William Cranch; American astronomer (1789-1859).
Walker-26-162.232Joseph Albert; American test pilot (1921-1966).
Wallace20.3-8.726Alfred Russel; British natural historian (1823-1913).
Wallach4.932.36Otto; German chemist; Nobel laureate (1847-1931).
Walter28-33.81German male name.
Walther-33.11128Bernard; German astronomer (1430-1504). (Spelling changed from Walter.)
Wan-Hoo (Van-Gu)-9.8-138.852Chinese inventor (unkn-c. 1500).
Wargentin-49.6-60.284Pehr Wilhelm; Swedish astronomer (1717-1783).
Warner-487.335Worcester Reed; American inventor (1846-1929).
Waterman-25.912876Alan Tower; American physicist (1892-1967).
Watson-62.6-124.562James Craig; American astronomer (1838-1880).
Watt-49.548.666James; Scottish inventor (1736-1819).
Watts8.946.315Chester Burleigh; American astronomer (1889-1971).
Webb-0.96021Thomas William; British astronomer (1806-1885).
Weber50.4-123.442Wilhelm Eduard; German physicist (1804-1891).
Wegener45.2-113.388Alfred Lothar; German geophysicist, meteorologist (1880-1930).
Weierstrass-1.377.233Karl; German mathematician (1815-1897).
Weigel-58.2-38.835Erhard; German mathematician (1625-1699).
Weinek-27.53732Ladislaus; Czechoslovakian astronomer (1848-1913).
Weiss-31.8-19.566Edmund; German astronomer, mathematician, physicist (1837-1917).
Werner-283.370Johann; German mathematician (1468-1528).
Wexler-69.190.251Harry; American meteorologist (1911-1962).
Weyl17.5-120.2108Hermann; German-American mathematician (1885-1955).
Whewell4.213.713William; British philosopher (1794-1866).
White-44.6-158.339Edward Higgins II; American astronaut (1930-1967).
Wichmann-7.5-38.110Moritz Ludwig Georg; German astronomer (1821-1859).
Widmannstatten-6.185.546Aloys Joseph Beck Edler von; German physicist (1754-1849). (Spelling changed from Widmanstatten.)
Wiechert-84.516541Emil Johann; German geophysicist (1861-1928).
Wiener40.8146.6120Norbert; American mathematician (1894-1964).
Wildt975.811Rupert; German-American astronomer (1905-1976).
Wilhelm-43.4-20.4106Wilhelm IV, Landgrave of Hesse; German astronomer (1532-1592).
Wilkins-29.419.657Hugh Percy; British selenographer (1896-1960).
Williams4237.236Arthur Stanley; British astronomer (1861-1938).
Wilsing-21.5-155.273Johannes; German astronomer (1856-1943).
Wilson-69.2-42.469Alexander; Scottish astronomer (1714-1786); Charles Thomson Rees; Scottish physicist (1869-1959);
Ralph Elmer; American astronomer (1886-1960).
Winkler42.2-17922Johannes; German rocketry scientist (1897-1947).
Winlock35.6-105.664Joseph; American astronomer (1826-1875).
Winthrop-10.7-44.417John; American astronomer (1714-1779).
Wohler-38.231.427Friedrich; German chemist (1800-1882).
Wolf-22.7-16.625Maxmilian Franz Joseph Cornelius; German astronomer (1863-1932).
Wollaston30.6-46.910William Hyde; British chemist, physicist (1766-1828).
Woltjer45.2-159.646Jan; Dutch astronomer (1891-1946).
Wood43-120.878Robert Williams; American physicist (1868-1955).
Wright-31.6-86.639Frederick Eugene; American petrologist and astronomer (1877-1953); Thomas; British philosopher (1711-1786);
William Hammond; American astronomer (1871-1959).
Wroblewski-24152.821Sigmund von; Polish physicist (1845-1888).
Wrottesley-23.956.857John, Baron Wrottesley; British astronomer (1798-1867).
Wurzelbauer-33.9-15.988Johann Philipp von; German astronomer (1651-1725).
Wyld-1.498.193James Hart; American rocketry scientist (1913-1953).
Xenophanes57.5-82125Of Colophon; Greek philosopher (570(?)-478(?) B.C.).
Xenophon-22.8122.125Greek natural philosopher, historian (c. 430-354 B.C.).
Yablochkov60.9128.399Pavel Nikoaevich; Russian electrical engineer (1847-1894).
Yakovkin-54.5-78.837A. A.; Soviet astronomer (1887-1974). Note: Formerly Pingre H.
Yamamoto58.1160.976Issei; Japanese astronomer (1889-1959).
Yangel'174.78Mikhail Kuzmich; Soviet rocketry scientist (1911-1971).
Yerkes14.651.736Charles Tyson; American benefactor (1837-1905).
Yoshi24.6111Japanese male name.
Young-41.550.971Thomas; British doctor, physicist (1773-1829).
Zach-60.95.370Franz Xaver, Freiherr von; Hungarian astronomer (1754-1832).
Zagut-3222.184Abraham Ben Samuel; Spanish astronomer (c. 1450-c. 1522).
Zahringer5.640.211Josef; German physicist (1929-1970).
Zanstra2.9124.742Herman; Dutch astronomer (1894-1972).
Zasyadko3.994.211Alexander Dmitrievich; Russian rocketry scientist, inventor (1779-1837).
Zeeman-75.2-133.6190Pieter; Dutch physicist; Nobel laureate (1865-1943).
Zelinskiy-28.9166.853Nikolay Dimitrievich; Soviet chemist (1860-1953).
Zeno45.272.965Of Citium; Greek philosopher (c. 335-263 B.C.).
Zernike18.4168.248Frits; Dutch physicist; Nobel laureate (1888-1966).
Zhiritskiy-24.8120.335Georgii Sergeevich; Soviet rocketry scientist (1893-1966).
Zhukovskiy7.8-16781Nikolay Egorovich; Russian physicist (1847-1921).
Zinner26.6-58.84Ernst; German astronomer (1886-1970).
[Zola]-10.88717Emile; French writer (1840-1902).
Zollner-818.947Johann Karl Friedrich; German astrophysicist, astronomer (1834-1882).
Zsigmondy59.7-104.765Richard Adolf; Austrian chemist; Nobel laureate (1865-1929).
Zucchius-61.4-50.364Zucchi, Niccolo; Italian mathematician, astronomer (1586-1670).
Zupus-17.2-52.338Zupi, Giovanni Battista; Italian astronomer (c. 1590-1650).
Zwicky-15.4168.1150Fritz; Swiss astrophysicist (1898-1974).