Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Kintaro on Ryugu

Kintaro

Feature Name Kintaro
Clean Name Kintaro
Feature ID 15790
Target Ryugu
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Ryugu
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Japan
Quad -
Reference [491] - The Adventures of Kintaro, the Golden Boy, Ozaki, Y.T., in Japanese Fairy Tales. New York: A.L. Burt Company, 1908.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 19, 2018
Origin ‘Golden Boy’ in Japanese fairy tale, who grew up in the wild forests of Mount Ashigara and had a superhuman strength.
Last Updated Apr 08, 2019 12:35 PM