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Latin Name

Lat

Long

Diam

Origin

Sabatier

13.2N

79.0E

10

Paul; French chemist; Nobel laureate (1854-1941).

Sabine

1.4N

20.1E

30

"Sir Edward; Irish physicist, astronomer(1788-1883)."

Sacrobosco

23.7S

16.7E

98

"John of Holywood, Johannes Sacrobuschus; British astronomer, ma"

Saenger

4.3N

102.4E

75

Eugen; German rocketry scientist (1905-1964).

Saha

1.6S

102.7E

99

Meghnad; Indian astrophysicist (1893-1956).

Samir

28.5N

34.3W

2

Arabic male name.

Sampson

29.7N

16.5W

1

"Ralph Allen; British astronomer, mathematician (1866-1939)."

Sanford

32.6N

138.9W

55

Roscoe F.; Americanastronomer (1883-1958).

Santbech

20.9S

44.0E

64

"Daniel Santbech Noviomagus; Dutch mathematician, astronomer ("

Santos-Dumont

27.7N

4.8E

8

A Alberto; Brazilian aeronautical engineer(1873-1932).

Sappho

25.0S

133.2E

28

Greek poetess (unkn-c. 600 B.C.).

Sarabhai

24.7N

21.0E

7

Vikram Ambalal; Indian astrophysicist (1919-1971).

Sarton

49.3N

121.1W

69

George (A. L.); Belgian-American historian of science (1884-

Sasserides

39.1S

9.3W

90

"Sasceride, Gellio; Danish astronomer, doctor (1562-1612)."

Saunder

4.2S

8.8E

44

"Samuel Arthur; British mathematician, selenographer (1852-19"

Saussure

43.4S

3.8W

54

Horace Benedict De; Swiss geologist (1740-1799).

Scaliger

27.1S

108.9E

84

Joseph J.; French chronologist (1540-1609).

Schaeberle

26.2S

117.2E

62

John M.; American astronomer (1853-1924).

Scheele

9.4S

37.8W

4

Carl Wilhelm; Swedish chemist (1742-1786).

Scheiner

60.5S

27.5W

110

Christopher; Germanastronomer (1575-1650).

Schiaparelli

23.4N

58.8W

24

A Giovanni Virginio; Italian astronomer (1835-1910).

Schickard

44.3S

55.3W

206

"Wilhelm; German astronomer, mathematician (1592-1635)."

Schiller

51.9S

39.0W

180

Julius; German astronomer (unkn-fl. 1627).

Schjellerup

69.7N

157.1E

62

H. C.; Danish astronomer (1827-1887).

Schlesinger

47.4N

138.6W

97

Frank; American astronomer (1871-1943).

Schliemann

2.1S

155.2E

80

Heinrich; German archaeologist (1822-1890).

Schluter

5.9S

83.3W

89

Heinrich; German astronomer (1815-1844).

Schmidt

1.0N

18.8E

11

Johann Friedrich Julius; German astronomer(1825-1884); Bernhard;Ger

Schneller

41.8N

163.6W

54

"Schneller, Herbert;German astronomer(1901-1967)."

Schomberger

76.7S

24.9E

85

"Georg; Austrian astronomer, mathematician (1597-1645)."

Schonfeld

44.8N

98.1W

25

Eduard; German astronomer (1828-1891).

Schorr

19.5S

89.7E

53

Richard; German astronomer (1867-1951).

Schrodinger

75.0S

132.4E

312

"Schrodinger, Erwin; Austrian physicist; Nobel laureate (1887-1961)"

Schroter

2.6N

7.0W

35

Johann Hieronymus; German astronomer (1745-1816).

Schubert

2.8N

81.0E

54

Theodor Friedrich Von; Russian cartographer (1789-1865).

Schumacher

42.4N

60.7E

60

Heinrich Christian;German astronomer (1780-1850).

Schuster

4.2N

146.5E

108

"Sir Arthur; Britishmathematician, physicist (1851-1934)."

Schwabe

65.1N

45.6E

25

Heinrich; German astronomer (1789-1875).

Schwarzschild

70.1N

121.2E

212

Karl; German astronomer (1873-1916).

Scobee

31.1S

148.9W

40

Francis Richard; member of the Challenger crew (1939-1986); previ

Scoresby

77.7N

14.1E

55

William; British explorer (1789-1857).

Scott

82.1S

48.5E

103

Robert F.; British explorer (1868-1912).

Seares

73.5N

145.8E

110

Frederick H.; American astronomer (1873-1964).

Secchi

2.4N

43.5E

22

"Pietro Angelo; Italian astronomer, astrophysicist (1818-18"

Sechenov

7.1S

142.6W

62

Ivan M.; Russian physiologist (1829-1905).

Seeliger

2.2S

3.0E

8

Hugo von; German astronomer (1849-1924).

Segers

47.1N

127.7E

17

Carlos; Argentinianastronomer 1900-1967

Segner

58.9S

48.3W

67

"Johann Andreas von;German physicist, mathematician (1704-1777)."

Seidel

32.8S

152.2E

62

"Ludwig P. Von; German astronomer, mathematician (1821-1896)."

Seleucus

21.0N

66.6W

43

Babylonian astronomer (unkn-fl. c. 150 B.C.).

Seneca

26.6N

80.2E

46

"Lucius Annaeus; Roman philosopher, natural scientist (4 B.C.- A.D."

Seyfert

29.1N

114.6E

110

Carl K.; American astronomer (1911-1960).

Shackleton

89.9S

0.0E

19

Sir Ernest Henry; English antarctic explorer (1874-1922).

Shahinaz

7.5N

122.4E

15

Turkish female name.

Shaler

32.9S

85.2W

48

"Nathaniel S.; American geologist, paleontologist (1841-1906)."

Shapley

9.4N

56.9E

23

Harlow; American astronomer (1885-1972).

Sharonov

12.4N

173.3E

74

Vsevolod V.; Sovietastronomer (1901-1964).

Sharp

45.7N

40.2W

39

"Abraham; British astronomer, mathematician (1651-1742)."

Shatalov

24.3N

141.5E

21

Vladimir A.; Sovietcosmonaut (1927-Live).

Shayn

32.6N

172.5E

93

Grigoriy A.; Sovietastrophysicist (1892-1956).

Sheepshanks

59.2N

16.9E

25

Anne; British benefactor (1789-1876).

Shekhov

6.6S

82.0E

19

Anton Pavlovich; Russian Chekhov writer (1860-1904).

Sherrington

11.1S

118.0E

18

Sir Charles Scott; British neurophysiologist; Nobel laureate (1856-

Shi Shen

76.0N

104.1E

43

Shi(H) Shen; Chinese astronomer (unkn-c. 300 B.C.).

Shirakatsi

12.1S

128.6E

51

Anania; Armenian geographer (620(?)-685(?)).

Short

74.6S

7.3W

70

"James; Scottish mathematician, optician (1710-1768)."

Shternberg

19.5N

116.3W

70

Pavel K.; Russian Sternberg astronomer (1865-1920).

Shuckburgh

42.6N

52.8E

38

"Sir George; Britishgeographer, benefactor (1751-1804)."

Shulejkin

27.1S

92.5W

15

M.V.; Soviet radio engineer (1884-1939).

Siedentopf

22.0N

135.5E

61

H.; German astronomer (1906-1963).

Sierpinski

27.2S

154.5E

69

Waclaw; Polish mathematician (1882-1969).

Sikorsky

66.1S

103.2E

98

Igor Ivanovich; Russian-American aeronautical engineer(1889-

Silberschlag

6.2N

12.5E

13

Johann Essaias; German astronomer (1721-1791).

Simpelius

73.0S

15.2E

70

"Sempill, Hugh; Scottish mathematician (1596-1654)."

Sinas

8.8N

31.6E

11

Simon; Greek benefactor (1810-1876).

Sirsalis

12.5S

60.4W

42

"Sersale, Gerolamo; Italian astronomer (1584-1654)."

Sisakyan

41.2N

109.0E

34

Norajr M.; Soviet doctor (1907-1966).

Sita

4.6N

120.8E

2

Indian female name.

Sklodowska

18.2S

95.5E

127

"Marie (Madame Curie); Polish physicist, chemist, Nobel laureate"

Slipher

49.5N

160.1E

69

Earl C.; American astronomer (1883-1964); Vesto M.; American as

Slocum

3.0S

89.0E

13

Frederick; Americanastronomer (1873-1944).

Smith

31.6S

150.2W

34

Michael John; member of the Challenger crew (1945-1986); previousd

Smithson

2.4N

53.6E

5

"James; British chemist, mineralogist (1765-1829)."

Smoluchowski

60.3

N 96.8W

83

Marian; Polish physicist (1872-1917).

Snellius

29.3S

55.7E

82

"Snell, Willebrod van Roijen; Dutch mathematician, astronom"

Sniadecki

22.5S

168.9W

43

"Jan; Polish astronomer, mathematician (1756-1830)."

Soddy

0.4N

121.8E

42

Frederick; British physicist; Nobel laureate (1877-1956).

Somerville

8.3S

64.9E

15

"Mary Fairfax; Scottish physicist, mathematician (1780-1872)."

Sommerfeld

65.2N

162.4W

169

Arnold J. W.; German physicist (1868-1951).

Sommering

0.1N

7.5W

28

Samuel Thomas; German doctor (1755-1830).

Sophocles

21.5S

119.8E

0

Greek philosopher (c. 495-406 B.C.).

Soraya

12.9S

1.6W

2

Persian female name.

Sosigenes

8.7N

17.6E

17

"Greek astronomer, chronologist (unkn-fl. 46 B.C.)."

South

58.0N

50.8W

104

James; British astronomer (1785-1867).

Spallanzani

46.3S

24.7E

32

"Lazzaro; Italian natural scientist, biologist (1729-1799)."

Spencer Jones

13.3N

165.6E

85

Sir Harold; Britishastronomer (1890-1960).

Sporer

4.3S

1.8W

27

Friederich Wilhelm Gustav; German astronomer (1822-1895).

Spurr

27.9N

1.2W

11

Josiah Edward; American geologist (1870-1950).

St.John

10.2N

150.2E

68

"Charles E.; American solar physicist, astronomer (1857-1935)."

Stadius

10.5N

13.7W

69

"Stade, Jan; Belgianastronomer, mathematician (1527-1579)."

Stark

25.5S

134.6E

49

Johannes; German physicist; Nobel laureate (1874-1957).

Stearns

34.8N

162.6E

36

Carl Leo; American astronomer (1892-1972).

Stebbins

64.8N

141.8W

131

Joel; American astronomer (1878-1966).

Stefan

46.0N

108.3W

125

Josef; Austrian physicist (1835-1893).

Stein

7.2N

179.0E

33

J. W.; Dutch astronomer (1871-1951).

Steinheil

48.6S

46.5E

67

"Karl August von; German astronomer, physicist(1801-1870)."

Steklov

36.7S

104.9W

36

Vladimir A.; Sovietmathematician (1864-1926).

Stella

19.9N

29.8E

36

Latin female name.

Steno

32.8N

161.8E

31

Nicolaus; Danish doctor (1638-1686).

Sternfeld

19.6S

141.2W

100

A. A.; Soviet spacescientist (1905-1980).

Stetson

39.6S

118.3W

64

"Harlan T.; Americanastronomer, geophysicist (1885-1964)."

Stevinus

32.5S

54.2E

74

"Stevin, Simon; Belgian mathematician, physicist (1548-1620)."

Stewart

2.2N

67.0E

13

John Quincy; American astrophysicist (1894-1972).

Stiborius

34.4S

32.0E

43

"Stoberl, Andreas; German astronomer, mathematician (1465-1515)."

Stofler

41.1S

6.0E

126

"Johann; German astronomer, mathematician (1452-1531)."

Stokes

52.5N

88.1W

51

"Sir George G.; British mathematician, physicist (1819-1903)."

Stoletov

45.1N

155.2W

42

Aleksandr G.; Russian physicist (1839-1896).

Stoney

55.3S

156.1W

45

George J.; Irish physicist (1826-1911).

Stormer

57.3N

146.3E

69

"F. Carl M.; Norwegian mathematician and astronomer, aurora re"

Strabo

61.9N

54.3E

55

Greek geographer (54 B.C.- A.D. 24).

Stratton

5.8S

164.6E

70

"Frederick J. M.; British astronomer, astrophysicist (1881-"

Street

46.5S

10.5W

57

Thomas; British astronomer (1621-1689).

Stromgren

21.7S

132.4W

61

Elis; Danish astronomer (1870-1947).

Struve

22.4N

77.1W

164

Otto von; Russian astronomer (1819-1905); Otto; American astronom

Suafuarik

10.6N

176.9E

27

Vojtech; Czechoslovakian astronomer (1829-1902).

Subbotin

29.2S

135.3E

67

Mikhail F.; Soviet astronomer (1893-1966).

Suess

4.4N

47.6W

8

Eduard; Austrian geologist (1831-1914).

Sulpicius

19.6N

11.6E

12

Gaius; Roman astronomer Gallus (unkn-fl. c. B.C. 166).

Sumner

37.5N

108.7E

50

Thomas H.; Americangeographer (1807-1876).

Sundman

10.8N

91.6W

40

K. F.; Finnish astronomer (1873-1949).

Sung-Mei

24.6N

11.3E

5

Chinese female name.

Susan

11.0S

6.3W

1

English female name.

Swann

52.0N

112.7E

42

William F. G.; Anglo-American physicist (1884-1962).

Swasey

5.5S

89.7E

23

Ambrose; American inventor (1846-1937).

Swift

19.3N

53.4E

10

Lewis; American astronomer (1820-1913).

Sylvester

82.7N

79.6W

58

James J.; British mathematician (1814-1897).

Szilard

34.0N

105.7E

122

Leo; Hungarian-American physicist (1898-1964).