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

Kibidango

Feature Name Kibidango
Clean Name Kibidango
Feature ID 15792
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 [492] - The Adventures of Little Peachling, in: Tales of Old Japan by A. B. Mitford, vol. I. London: Macmillan and Co., 1871.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 19, 2018
Origin Japanese ball-like dumplings made from the flour of the kibi (proso millet) grain that the fairy tale hero Momotaro brought on his distant journey because this sweet keeps its softness for a long time.
Last Updated Apr 08, 2019 12:40 PM