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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 Apr 11, 2018 [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). Apr 11, 2018
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 Apr 11, 2018 [464] Chilote (southern Chile) legendary, sentient ghost ship, which could suddenly appear and then quickly disappears again, leaving no evidence of its presence. Apr 12, 2018
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 Apr 11, 2018 [465] Egyptian boat that carries the sun god Ra across the sky in the daytime. Apr 11, 2018

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