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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Ryujin Dorsum

Basic Info

Feature Name Ryujin Dorsum
Clean Name Ryujin Dorsum
Feature ID 15780
Target Ryugu
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 14.80 °
Southmost Latitude -17.00 °
Eastmost Longitude
Westmost Longitude 360.00 °
Diameter 3.20 km
Center Latitude 0.00 °
Center Longitude 180.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 18, 2018
Continent Asia
Culture Japan
Origin ‘Dragon god’, sea ruler in Japanese fairy tale, father of princess Otohime, master of the undersea Ryugu Palace where fisherman Urashima Taro was a guest.
Reference -
Updated Dec 18, 2018 3:33 PM

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