Craters on Earth’s Moon beginning with the letter B.
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Feature Name 
Lat

Long

Diam

Origin 

Baade

44.8S 
81.8W 
55 
Wilhelm Heinrich Walter ~ (18931960), GermanAmerican astronomer; 
Babakin

20.8S 
123.3E 
20 
Georgi N. ~ (19141971), Soviet space scientist. 
Babbage

59.7N 
57.1W 
143 
Charles ~ (17921871), British 
Babcock

4.2N 
93.9E 
99 
Harold Delos ~ (18821968), American astronomer, 
Back

1.1N 
80.7E 
35 
Ernst E. A. ~ (18811959), German physicist. 
Backlund

16.0S 
103.0E 
75 
Jöns Oskar ~ (18461916), Swedishborn Russian astronomer. 
Bacon

51.0S 
19.1E 
69 
Roger ~ (c. 12141294), British natural philosopher, 
Baillaud

74.6N 
37.5E 
89 
Édouard Benjamin (18481934), French astronomer. 
Bailly

66.5S 
69.1W 
287 
Jean Sylvain ~ (17361793), French astronomer. 
Baily

49.7N 
30.4E 
26 
Francis ~ (17741844), British astronomer. 
Balandin

18.9S 
152.6E 
12 
A. A. ~ (18981967), Soviet chemist. 
Balboa

19.1N 
83.2W 
69 
Vasco Nunez de ~ (14751517), Spanish explorer. 
Baldet

53.3S 
151.1W 
55 
Francois ~ (18851964), French astronomer. 
Ball

35.9S 
8.4W 
41 
William ~ (?1690), British astronomer. 
Balmer

20.3S 
69.8E 
138 
Johann Jakob ~ (18251898), Swiss mathematician, physician. 
Balzac

8.0S 
95.0E 
39 
Honoré de ~ (17991850), French author ("The 
Banachiewicz

5.2N 
80.1E 
92 
Tadeusz ~ (18821954), Polish astronomer, mathematician. 
Bancroft

28.0N 
6.4W 
13 
W. D. ~ (18671953), American scientist and educator; 
Banting

26.6N 
16.4E 
5 
Sir Frederick Grant ~ (18911941), Canadian doctor and 
Barbier

23.8S 
157.9E 
66 
Daniel ~ (19071965), French astronomer. 
Barkla

10.7S 
67.2E 
42 
Charles Glover ~ 
Barnard

29.5S 
85.6E 
105 
Edward E. ~ (18571923), American astronomer. 
Barocius

44.9S 
16.8E 
82 
Franciscus ~ [Francesco Barozzi] (?fl.1570), Italian mathematician. 
Barringer

28.0S 
149.7W 
68 
Daniel M. ~ (18601929), American engineer, geologist. 
Barrow

71.3N 
7.7E 
92 
Isaac ~ (16301677), British mathematician. 
Bartels

24.5N 
89.8W 
55 
Julius ~ (18991964), German geophysicist. 
Baudelaire

23.2S 
123.1E 
15 
Pierre Charles ~ ( 18211867), French poet; noted as 
Bawa

25.3S 
102.6E 
1 
African male name. 
Bayer

51.6S 
35.0W 
47 
Johann ~ (15721625), German astronomer; devised the 
Beals

37.3N 
86.5E 
48 
Carlyle F. ~ (18991979), Canadian astronomer. 
Beaumont

18.0S 
28.8E 
53 
Leonce Elie de ~ (17981874), French geologist. 
Becquerel

40.7N 
129.7E 
65 
Antoine H. ~ (18521908), French physicist; Nobel laureate. 
Beer

27.1N 
9.1W 
9 
Wilhelm ~ (17971850), German astronomer. 
Behaim

16.5S 
79.4E 
55 
Martin ~ (14591507), German navigator and 
Beijerinck

13.5S 
151.8E 
70 
Martinus W. ~ (18511931), Dutch botanist. 
Beketov

16.3N 
29.2E 
8 
Nikolay Nikolayevich ~ (18271911), Russian chemist; 
Bel’kovich

61.1N 
90.2E 
214 
Igor V. ~ (19041949), Soviet astronomer. 
Bela

24.7N 
2.3E 
11 
Slavic female name. 
Bell

21.8N 
96.4W 
86 
Alexander Graham ~ (18471922), ScottishAmerican inventor 
Bellinsgauze

60.6S 
164.6W 
63 
Faddey F. ~(17781852), Russian explorer. 
Bellot

12.4S 
48.2E 
17 
Joseph Rene ~ (18261853), French explorer. 
Belopol’skiy

17.2S 
128.1W 
59 
Aristarch A. ~ (18541934), Russian astronomer. 
Belyaev (Běljajev)

23.3N 
143.5E 
54 
Pavel Ivanovič ~ (19251970), Soviet cosmonaut; 
Benedict

4.4N 
141.5E 
14 
Francis Gano ~(18701957), American chemist and 
Bergman

7.0N 
137.5E 
21 
Torbern Olof ~ (17351784), Swedish chemist, 
Bergstrand

18.8S 
176.3E 
43 
Carl Östen Emanuel ~ (18731948), Swedish astronomer. 
Berkner

25.2N 
105.2W 
86 
Lloyd V. ~ (19051967), American geophysicist. 
Berlage

63.2S 
162.8W 
92 
Hendrik P. ~ (18961968), Dutch geophysicist and meteorologist. 
Bernini

14.9N 
30.0E 
7 
Gianlorenzo ~ (15981680), Italian sculptor, painter 
Bernoulli (Bernouilli)

35.0N 
60.7E 
47 
Jacob (Jacques) ~ (16541705), Swiss mathematician 
Berosus

33.5N 
69.9E 
74 
~ the Chaldean (?c. 
Berzelius

36.6N 
50.9E 
50 
Jons Jakob ~ (17791848), Swedish chemist. 
Bessarion

14.9N 
37.3W 
10 
Johannes ~ (c. 13691472), Greek scholar. 
Bessel

21.8N 
17.9E 
15 
Friedrich Wilhelm ~ (17841846), German astronomer. 
Bettinus

63.4S 
44.8W 
71 
Mario ~ (15821657), Italian mathematician and astronomer. 
Bevcvavr

1.9S 
125.2E 
67 
Antonin ~ (19011965), Czechoslovakian astronomer. 
Bhabha

55.1S 
164.5W 
64 
Homi J. ~ (19091966), Indian physicist. 
Bianchini

48.7N 
34.3W 
38 
Francesco ~ (16621729), Italian astronomer. 
Biela

54.9S 
51.3E 
76 
Wilhelm von ~ (17821856), Austrian astronomer. 
Bilharz

5.8S 
56.3E 
43 
Theodore Maximillian ~ (18251862), German doctor and 
Billy

13.8S 
50.1W 
45 
Jacques de ~ (16021679), French mathematician. 
Bingham

8.1N 
115.1E 
33 
Hiram ~ (18751956), American explorer; discovered 
Biot

22.6S 
51.1E 
12 
JeanBaptiste ~ (17741862), French astronomer. 
Birkeland

30.2S 
173.9E 
82 
Olaf K. ~ (18671917), Norwegian physicist. 
Birkhoff

58.7N 
146.1W 
345 
George D. ~ (18841944), American mathematician. 
Birmingham

65.1N 
10.5W 
92 
John ~ (18291884), Irish astronomer. 
Birt

22.4S 
8.5W 
16 
William R. ~ (18041881), British selenographer. 
Bjerknes

38.4S 
113.0E 
48 
Vilhelm F. K. ~ (18621951), Norwegian physicist. 
Black

9.2S 
80.4E 
18 
Joseph ~ (17281799), French chemist. 
Blackett

37.5S 
116.1W 
141 
Lord Patrick Maynard Stuart ~ (18971974), British 
Blagg

1.3N 
1.5E 
5 
Mary Adela ~ (18581944), British astronomer. 
Blancanus

63.8S 
21.4W 
117 
Giuseppe Biancani (Josephus ~) (15661624), Italian 
Blanchard

58.5S 
94.4W 
40 
J.P. ~ (17531809), French aeronaut. 
Blanchinus

25.4S 
2.5E 
61 
~, or Giovanni Bianchini (?fl.1458), Italian astronomer. 
Blazhko

31.6N 
148.0W 
54 
Sergei Nikolaevich ~ (18701956), Soviet astronomer. 
Bobillier

19.6N 
15.5E 
6 
Etienne ~ (17981840), French geometer, best known for 
Bobone

26.9N 
131.8W 
31 
Jorge ~ (19011958), Argentinean astronomer. 
Bode

6.7N 
2.4W 
18 
Johann Elert ~ (17471826), German astronomer; his Uranographia 
Boethius

5.6N 
72.3E 
10 
~ (c.480524), Greek physicist. 
Boguslawsky

72.9S 
43.2E 
97 
Palon Heinrich Ludwig von ~ (17891851), German astronomer. 
Bohnenberger

16.2S 
40.0E 
33 
Johann Gottlob Friedrich von ~ (17651831), German 
Bohr

12.4N 
86.6W 
71 
Niels Henrik David ~ (18851962), Danish physicist and 
Bok

20.2S 
171.6W 
45 
Bart Jan ~ (19061983), DutchAmerican 
Boltzmann

74.9S 
90.7W 
76 
Ludwig E. ~ (18441906), Austrian physicist. 
Bolyai

33.6S 
125.9E 
135 
Janos ~ (18021860), Hungarian mathematician. 
Bombelli

5.3N 
56.2E 
10 
Raphael ~ (15261572), Italian engineerarchitect and mathematician. 
Bondarenko

17.8S 
136.3E 
30 
Valentin Vasilyevich ~ (19371961), Soviet cosmonaut; 
Bonpland

8.3S 
17.4W 
60 
Aime ~ (17731858), French botanist. 
Boole

63.7N 
87.4W 
63 
George ~ (18151864), selftaught British mathematician 
Borda

25.1S 
46.6E 
44 
Jean Charles ~ (17331799), French astronomer. 
Borel

22.3N 
26.4E 
4 
Felix Edouard Emile ~ (18711956), French mathematician. 
Boris

30.6N 
33.5W 
10 
Russian male name. 
Borman

38.8S 
147.7W 
50 
Frank ~ (1928), American astronaut, engineer, 
Born

6.0S 
66.8E 
14 
Max ~ (18821970), German physicist. 
Boscovich

9.8N 
11.1E 
46 
Ruggiero Giuseppe ~ (17111787), Italian physicist. 
Bose

53.5S 
168.6W 
91 
Jagadis C. ~ (18581937), Indian botanist and 
Boss

45.8N 
89.2E 
47 
Lewis ~ (18461912), American astronomer. 
Bouguer

52.3N 
35.8W 
22 
Pierre ~ (16981758), French hydrographer; one of the 
Boussingault

70.2S 
54.6E 
142 
Jean Baptiste Dieudonné ~ (18021887), French 
Bowditch

25.0S 
103.1E 
40 
Nathaniel ~ (17731848), American navigator and 
Bowen

17.6N 
9.1E 
8 
Ira Sprague ~ (18981973), American astronomer. 
Boyle

53.1S 
178.1E 
57 
Robert ~ (16271691), British natural philosopher and chemist. 
Brackett

17.9N 
23.6E 
8 
Frederick Sumner ~ (18961972), American physicist and 
Bragg

42.5N 
102.9W 
84 
William Henry ~ (18621942), EnglishAustralian 
Brashear

73.8S 
170.7W 
55 
Dr. John Alfred ~ (18401920), American astronomer, 
Brayley

20.9N 
36.9W 
14 
Edward William ~ (18011870), British geographer. 
Bredikhin

17.3N 
158.2W 
59 
Fedor A. ~ (18311904), Russian astronomer. 
Breislak

48.2S 
18.3E 
49 
Scipione ~ (17481826), Italian chemist, geologist and 
Brenner

39.0S 
39.3E 
97 
Leo ~ (18551928), Austrian astronomer; devised early 
Brewster

23.3N 
34.7E 
10 
Sir David ~ (17811868), Scottish optician; inventor 
Brianchon

75.0N 
86.2W 
134 
Charles J. ~ (17831864), French mathematician. 
Bridgman

43.5N 
137.1E 
80 
Percy Williams ~ (18821961), American physicist; 
Briggs

26.5N 
69.1W 
37 
Henry ~ (15561630), British mathematician. 
Brisbane

49.1S 
68.5E 
44 
Sir Thomas ~ (17701860), Scottish astronomer. 
Bronk

26.1N 
134.5W 
64 
Detlev Wulf ~ (18971975), American neurophysiologist. 
Brouwer

36.2S 
126.0W 
158 
Dirk ~ (19021966), American astronomer; 
Brown

46.4S 
17.9W 
34 
Ernest William ~ (18661938), British astronomer, mathematician. 
Bruce

1.1N 
0.4E 
6 
Catherine Wolfe ~ (18161900), American philanthropist 
Brunner

9.9S 
90.9E 
53 
William O. ~ (18781958), Swiss astronomer. 
Buch

38.8S 
17.7E 
53 
Christian Leopold von ~ (17741853), German geologist. 
Buffon

40.4S 
133.4W 
106 
GeorgesLouis Leclerc, Comte de ~ (17071788), French natural 
Buisson

1.4S 
112.5E 
56 
Henri ~ (18731944), French physicist and astronomer. 
Bullialdus

20.7S 
22.2W 
60 
Ismael Boulliaud, or ~ (16051694), French astronomer. 
Bunsen

41.4N 
85.3W 
52 
Robert Wilhelm ~ (18111899), German chemist and 
Burckhardt

31.1N 
56.5E 
56 
Johann Karl ~ (17731825), German astronomer. 
Burg

45.0N 
28.2E 
39 
Johann Tobias ~ (17661834), Austrian astronomer. 
Burnham

13.9S 
7.3E 
24 
Sherburne Wesley ~ (18381921), American astronomer. 
Busching

38.0S 
20.0E 
52 
Anton Friedrich ~ (17241793), German geographer and 
Butlerov

12.5N 
108.7W 
40 
Aleksandr Mikhaylovich ~ (18281886), Russian chemist; 
Buys Ballot

20.8N 
174.5E 
55 
Christoph Heinrich Diedrich ~ (18171890), Dutch meteorologist; 
Byrd

85.3N 
9.8E 
93 
Richard Evelyn ~ (18881957), American adventurer, 
Byrgius

24.7S 
65.3W 
87 
Joost Burgi, or ~ (15521632), Swiss horologist. 