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Latin Name

Lat

Long

Diam

Origin

C. Herschel

34.5N

31.2W

13

Caroline; British astronomer (1750-1848).

C. Mayer

63.2N

17.3E

38

Christian; German astronomer, mathematician, physicist (1719-1783).

Cabannes

60.9S

169.6W

80

Jean; French physicist (1885-1959).

Cabeus

84.9S

35.5W

98

Cabeo, Niccolo; Italian astronomer (1586-1650).

Cailleux

60.8S

153.3E

50

Andre; French geologist (1907-1986).

Cajal

12.6N

31.1E

9

Santiago Ramon y; Spanish doctor; Nobel laureate (1852-1934).

Cajori

47.4S

168.8E

70

Florian; American mathematician (1859-1930).

Calippus

38.9N

10.7E

32

Calippus of Cyzicus; Greek astronomer (c. 330 B.C.).

Cameron

6.2N

45.9E

10

Robert Curry; American astronomer (1925-1972).

Camoens

0.8N

84.9E

33

Luis de; Portuguese author (1524-1530).

Campanus

28.0S

27.8W

48

Campano, Giovanni; Italian astronomer (c. 1200-?).

Campbell

45.3N

151.4E

219

Leon; American astronomer (1881-1951); William W.; American astronomer (1862-1938).

Cannizzaro

55.6N

99.6W

56

Stanislao; Italian chemist (1826-1910).

Cannon

19.9N

81.4E

56

Annie J.; American astronomer (1863-1941).

Cantor

38.2N

118.6E

0

Georg; German mathematician (1845-1918); Moritz; German mathematician (1829-1920).

Capella

7.5S

35.0E

90

Martianus; Roman astronomer (c. A.D. 400-?).

Capuanus

34.1S

26.7W

59

Francesco Capuano Di Manfredonia; Italian astronomer (c. 1400-?).

Cardanus

13.2N

0.0E

49

Cardano, Girolamo; Italian mathematician (1501-1576).

Carlini

33.7N

24.1W

10

Francesco; Italian astronomer (1783-1862).

Carlos

24.9N

2.3E

4

Spanish male name.

Carmichael

19.6N

40.4E

20

Leonard; American psychologist (1898-1973).

Carnot

52.3N

143.5W

126

Nicolas L. S.; French physicist (1796-1832).

Carol

8.5N

122.3E

117

Latin female name. Honorary designation for John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th U.S. President.

Carpenter

69.4N

50.9W

59

James; British astronomer (1840-1899); Edwin F.; American astronomer (1898-1963).

Carrel

10.7N

26.7E

15

Alexis; French doctor, physiologist; Nobel laureate (1873-1944).

Carrillo

2.2S

80.9E

16

Flores Nabor; Mexican soil engineer (1911-1967).

Carrington

44.0N

62.1E

30

Richard Christopher; British astronomer (1826-1875).

Cartan

4.2N

59.3E

15

E. J.; French mathematician (1869-1951).

Carver

43.0S

126.9E

59

George W.; American botanist (c. 1864-1943).

Casatus

72.8S

29.5W

108

Casati, Paolo; Italian mathematician (1617-1707).

Cassegrain

52.4S

113.5E

55

Giovanni D.; French astronomer, doctor (1625-1712).

Cassini

40.2N

4.6E

56

Giovanni Domenico; Italian-French astronomer (1625-1712); Jacques J.; French astronomer (1677-1756).

Catalan

45.7S

87.3W

25

Miguel A.; Spanish spectroscopist (1894-1957).

Catharina

18.1S

23.4E

104

St. Catherine of Alexandria; Greek theologian, philosopher (?-c. 307).

Cauchy

9.6N

38.6E

12

Augustin Louis; French mathematician (1789-1857).

Cavalerius

5.1N

66.8W

57

Cavalieri, Buonaventura; Italian mathematician (1598-1647).

Cavendish

24.5S

53.7W

56

Henry; British chemist, physicist (1731-1810).

Caventou

29.8N

29.4W

3

Joseph Bienaime; French chemist, pharmacologist (1795-1877).

Cayley

4.0N

15.1E

14

Arthur; British astronomer, mathematician (1821-1895).

Cellini

7.8S

3.0E

34

Benvenuto; Italian artist, writer (1500-1571).

Celsius

34.1S

20.1E

36

Anders; Swedish astronomer (1701-1744).

Censorinus

0.4S

32.7E

3

Roman astronomer (fl. 238-?).

Cepheus

40.8N

45.8E

39

Mythological astronomer, father of Andromeda.

Cervantes

3.4S

99.2E

25

Miguel de; Spanish writer (1547-1616).

Chacornac

29.8N

31.7E

51

Jean; French astronomer (1823-1873).

Chadwick

52.7S

101.3W

30

James; British physicist (1891-1974).

Chaffee

38.8S

153.9W

49

Roger B.; American aeronautic engineer, astronaut (1935-1967).

Challis

79.5N

9.2E

55

James; British astronomer, mathematician, physicist (1803-1862).

Chalonge

21.2S

117.3W

30

Daniel; French astronomer (1895-1977).

Chamberlin

58.9S

95.7E

58

Thomas C.; American geologist (1843-1928).

Champollion

37.4N

175.2E

58

Jean F.; French egyptologist (1790-1832).

Chandler

43.8N

171.5E

85

Seth C.; American astronomer (1846-1913).

Chang Heng

19.0N

112.2E

43

Chinese astronomer (78-139).

Chang-Ngo

12.7S

2.1W

3

Chinese female name.

Chant

40.0S

109.2W

33

Clarence A.; Canadian astronomer, physicist (1865-1956).

Chaplygin

6.2S

150.3E

137

Sergej A.; Soviet mathematician (1869-1942).

Chapman

50.4N

100.7W

71

Sydney; British geophysicist (1888-1970).

Chappe

61.2S

91.5W

59

d'Auteroche, Jean-Baptiste; French astronomer (1728-1769).

Chappell

54.7N

177.0W

80

James F.; American astronomer (1891-1964).

Charles

29.9N

26.4W

1

French male name.

Charlier

36.6N

131.5W

99

Carl W. L.; Swedish astronomer (1862-1934).

Chaucer

3.7N

140.0W

45

Geoffrey; British writer, astronomer (c.1340-1400).

Chauvenet

11.5S

137.0E

81

William; American astronomer, mathematician (1820-1870).

Chebyshev

33.7S

133.1W

178

Pafnutif L.; Russian mathematician (1821-1894).

Chekov

6.6S

82.0E

0

Anton Pavlovich; Russian author (1860-1904).

Chenier

17.7S

132.4E

33

Andre Marie; French poet (1762-1794).

Chernyshev

47.3N

174.2E

58

Nikolaj G.; Soviet rocketry engineer (1906-1963).

Chevallier

44.9N

51.2E

52

Temple; British astronomer (1794-1873).

Ching-Te

20.0N

30.0E

4

Chinese male name.

Chladni

4.0N

1.1E

13

Ernst Florens Friedrich; German physicist (1756-1827).

Chretien

45.9S

162.9E

88

Chretien, Henri; French mathematician, astronomer (1870-1956).

Christel

24.5N

11.0E

2

German female name.

Cichus

33.3S

21.1W

40

Franceso Degli Stabili (Cecco D'Ascoli); Italian astronomer (1257-1327).

Clairaut

47.7S

13.9E

75

Alexis Claude; French mathematician (1713-1765).

Clark

38.4S

118.9E

49

Alvan; American astronomer (1804-1887); Alvan G.; American astronomer, optician (1832-1897).

Clausius

36.9S

43.8W

24

Rudolf Julius Emmanuel; German physicist (1822-1888).

Clavius

58.8S

14.1W

245

Christopher Klau; German mathematician (1537-1612).

Cleomedes

27.7N

56.0E

125

Greek astronomer (?-c. 50 B.C.).

Cleostratus

60.4N

77.0W

62

~ of Tenedos (?-c. 500 B.C.), Greek astronomer and developer of the early Athenian solar and lunar eight-year calendar known as the Octaeteris.

Clerke

21.7N

29.8E

6

Agnes Mary; British astronomer (1842-1907).

Coblentz

37.9S

126.1E

33

William W.; American physicist, astronomer (1873-1962).

Cockcroft

31.3N

162.6W

93

Sir John D.; British nuclear physicist; Nobel laureate (1897-1967).

Collins

1.3N

23.7E

2

Michael; American astronaut (1930- ).

Colombo

15.1S

45.8E

76

Columbus, Christopher; Spanish explorer (c. 1446-1506).

Compton

55.3N

103.8E

182

Arthur H.; American physicist, Nobel laureate (1892-1962); Karl T.; American physicist (1887-1954).

Comrie

23.3N

112.7W

59

Leslie J.; British astronomer (1893-1950).

Comstock

21.8N

121.5W

72

George C.; American astronomer (1855-1934).

Condon

1.9N

60.4E

34

Edward U.; American physicist (1902-1974).

Condorcet

12.1N

69.6E

74

Jean de; French mathematician (1743-1794).

Congreve

0.2S

167.3W

57

Sir William; British rocket engineer, inventor (1772-1828).

Conon

21.6N

2.0E

21

Conon of Samos; Greek astronomer (c. 260 B.C.).

Cook

17.5S

48.9E

46

James; British explorer (1728-1779).

Cooper

52.9N

175.6E

36

John C.; American humanitarian (1887-1967).

Copernicus

9.7N

20.1W

107

Nicholas; Polish astronomer (1473-1543).

Cori

50.6S

151.9W

65

Gerty Theresa Radnitz; Czech-American physiologist; Nobel laureate (1896-1957).

Coriolis

0.1N

171.8E

78

Gaspard G. de; French physicist (1792-1843).

Corneille

12.3N

134.8E

35

Pierre; French poet and dramatist (1606-1684).

Couder

4.8S

92.4W

21

Andre; French astronomer (1897-1978).

Coulomb

54.7N

114.6W

89

Charles A. De; French physicist (1736-1806).

Courtney

25.1N

30.8W

1

English male name.

Cremona

67.5N

90.6W

85

Luigi; Italian mathematician (1830-1903).

Crile

14.2N

46.0E

9

George Washington; American physician, performed the successful direct blood transfusion for humans (1864-1943).

Crocco

47.5S

150.2E

75

Gaetano A.; Italian aeronautical engineer(1877-1968).

Crommelin

68.1S

146.9W

94

Andrew Claude De La Cherois; British astronomer (1865-1939).

Cronkite

1.0N 23.0E 3

Walter Leland ~ Jr.; American newscaster and spaceflight advocate (1916-2009). Formerly designated Sabine C.

Crookes

10.3S

164.5W

49

Sir William; British physicist, chemist (1832-1919).

Crozier

13.5S

50.8E

22

Francis Rawdon Moira; British explorer (1796-1848).

Cruger

16.7S

66.8W

45

Peter; German mathematician (1580-1639).

Ctesibius

0.8N

118.7E

36

Egyptian physicist (?-c. 100 B.C.).

Curie

22.9S

91.0E

151

Pierre; French physicist, chemist; Nobel laureate (1859-1906).

Curtis

14.6N

56.6E

2

Heber Doust; American astronomer (1872-1942).

Curtius

67.2S

4.4E

95

Curtz, Albert; German astronomer (1600-1671).

Cusanus

72.0N

70.8E

63

Nikolaus Krebs; German mathematician, philosopher (1401-1464)

Cuvier

50.3S

9.9E

75

Georges; French natural scientist, paleontologist (1769-1832).

Cyrano

20.5S

157.7E

80

Cyrano De Bergerac Savinien; French writer (1615-1655).

Cyrillus

13.2S

24.0E

98

Saint Cyril; Egyptian theologian, chronologist (?-A.D. 444).

Cysatus

66.2S

6.1W

48

Cysat, Jean-Baptiste; Swiss mathematician, astronomer (1588-1657).

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