Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Tokoyo Fossa on Ryugu

Tokoyo Fossa

Feature Name Tokoyo Fossa
Clean Name Tokoyo Fossa
Feature ID 15796
Target Ryugu
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Ryugu
Northernmost Latitude -18.50 °
Southernmost Latitude -76.10 °
Easternmost Longitude 250.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 149.60 °
Diameter 0.56 km
Center Latitude -50.50 °
Center Longitude 166.20 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [493] - A Waka Anthology, vol. I: The Gem-Glistening Cup, translated by Edwin A. Cranston. Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 19, 2018
Origin Immortal world of Japanese mythology, eternal, timeless land across the sea or undersea kingdom, where the princess Otohime lives in the fairy tale about the fisherman Urashima.
Last Updated Apr 08, 2019 12:42 PM