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


Feature Name Kibidango
Clean Name Kibidango
Feature ID 15792
Target Ryugu
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Ryugu
Northernmost Latitude -18.90 °
Southernmost Latitude -40.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 59.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 39.50 °
Diameter 0.13 km
Center Latitude -31.20 °
Center Longitude 50.00 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
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