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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
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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