Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Dorsum, dorsa: Ryujin Dorsum on Ryugu

Ryujin Dorsum

Feature Name Ryujin Dorsum
Clean Name Ryujin Dorsum
Feature ID 15780
Target Ryugu
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Ryugu
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Japan
Quad -
Reference -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 18, 2018
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.
Last Updated Dec 18, 2018 3:33 PM