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15734 Argo Chasma Argo Chasma Charon 355 27.8 80.4 35.5 11.8 97.1 71.8 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Chasma, chasmata CM - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [1] Greek mythological ship sailed by Jason and his crew, the Argonauts, from Iolcos to Colchis to retrieve the Golden Fleece, described in the "Argonautica" epic poem by Apollonius Rhodius (3rd cen. BC). 2018-04-11 14:31:21.471
15735 Butler Mons Butler Mons Charon 90.6 -9.48 38.74 -5.43 -13.46 42.53 35.05 +E (0-360) NA - United States Mons, montes MO - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [467] Octavia E., American author (1947-2006). Her "Xenogenesis" trilogy describes humankind’s departure from Earth and subsequent return. 2018-04-11 14:34:48.504
15732 Caleuche Chasma Caleuche Chasma Charon 400 72.5 241.8 75.7 58.5 298.8 188.1 +E (0-360) SA - Chile Chasma, chasmata CM - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [464] Chilote (southern Chile) legendary, sentient ghost ship, which could suddenly appear and then quickly disappears again, leaving no evidence of its presence. 2018-04-12 12:48:25.334
15737 Clarke Montes Clarke Montes Charon 74.6 -5.12 7.05 -2.25 -6.88 11.19 4.43 +E (0-360) EU - Great Britain Mons, montes MO - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [469] Sir Arthur C., British author (1917-2008). Many of his novels depict space explorations, among which the most notable is "2001: A Space Odyssey", describing a voyage to Jupiter. This novel was adapted from the screenplay he co-wrote with Stanley Kubrick for the 1968 film. 2018-04-11 14:51:56.133
15738 Dorothy Dorothy Charon 261 58.53 40.58 70.4 46.6 63.57 18.99 +E (0-360) NA - United States Crater, craters AA - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [59] American fictional character, protagonist of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and other children’s novels, small girl who visited the magical Land of Oz. 2018-04-11 14:58:03.103
15736 Kubrick Mons Kubrick Mons Charon 40 3.6 30.8 5.2 2.1 32.3 28.9 +E (0-360) NA - United States Mons, montes MO - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [468] Stanley, American-British film director and screenwriter (1928-1999). His film "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968) after the screenplay co-wrote with Arthur Clarke tells the story of humanity’s evolution from tool-using hominids to space explorers and beyond. 2018-04-11 14:40:30.7
15733 Mandjet Chasma Mandjet Chasma Charon 385 4.8 294.4 10.6 -4.5 311.6 276 +E (0-360) AF - Egypt Chasma, chasmata CM - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [465] Egyptian boat that carries the sun god Ra across the sky in the daytime. 2018-04-11 14:12:43.26
15739 Nasreddin Nasreddin Charon 29.7 25.5 308.6 26.9 24.2 309.7 307.2 +E (0-360) AS - Turkey Crater, craters AA - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [470] Hero of humorous folktales told throughout the Middle East, southern Europe and parts of Asia. Undertook numerous journeys with his donkey, upon which he is seated facing backwards. Supposed to be of a Turkish origin. 2018-04-11 15:12:52.434
15743 Nemo Nemo Charon 44 -15.7 314.1 -13.9 -17.6 316.1 311.9 +E (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [474] Captain of the Nautilus, a submarine, in the novels "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" (1870) and "The Mysterious Island" (1874) by the French author Jules Verne (1825–1905). The stories recount fantastical undersea travels and explorations. 2018-04-11 15:49:23.422
15740 Pirx Pirx Charon 90 55.2 256.3 59.4 50.9 263.1 249.9 +E (0-360) EU - Poland Crater, craters AA - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [471] Spaceship pilot, the main character in a series of fictional stories by the Polish author Stanislaw Lem (1921–2006). He travelled between the Earth, Moon and Mars. 2018-04-11 15:20:03.3
15741 Revati Revati Charon 40 20.7 35.4 22.5 18.9 37.3 33.5 +E (0-360) AS - Hindu Crater, craters AA - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [472] Hindu mythological princess, who traveled through time and space in search of a suitor, described in the epic narrative "Mahabharata". 2018-04-11 15:24:28.525
15742 Sadko Sadko Charon 28 -16.1 331.2 -14.8 -17.3 332.5 329.7 +E (0-360) EU - Russia Crater, craters AA - Approved 2018-04-11 00:00:00.0 [473] Russian merchant in the medieval epic tale (Bylina), who traveled to the bottom of the sea. 2018-04-11 15:34:36.346

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