Miscellaneous

Where Abel lived

Plaque

As a student, Niels Henrik Abel lived in Lille Grensen 5. In 2002 a plaque was affixed to the building by the Oslo Heritage Society.

Abel Crater
On the moon there is a crater named for Niels Henrik Abel. Coordinates: 34.5° S, 87.3° E. Diameter 122 km. Depth: 1.19 km (Source: Wikipedia) You will find a picture at http://the-moon.wikispaces.com/Abel

Abel’s asteroid
An asteroid has been named for Niels Henrik Abel: The International Astronomical Union decided in 2002 to name the asteroid previously designated 1992 RZ_5, which was discovered by E.W. Elst at La Silla Observatory in Chile on 2 September 1992, for Niels Henrik Abel. It has now been designated 8525 Nielsabel.

Aircraft named for Abel
 The airline Norwegian has named one of its aircraft for Niels Henrik Abel.

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The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Drammensveien 78
N-0271 Oslo, Norway
Telephone: + 47 22 84 15 00
Fax: + 47 22 12 10 99
E-mail: abelprisen@dnva.no
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