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15789 Brabo Brabo Ryugu 0.14 4.5 229.7 13.2 -4.2 238.3 221.1 +E (0-360) EU - The Netherlands (Dutch) Crater, craters AA - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [490] A brave young fellow, who defeated a giant, from Dutch fairy tale. Also known as a Belgian fairy tale. Feb 5, 2019
15798 Catafo Saxum Catafo Saxum Ryugu 0.05 -5.5 0 -3 -8 1.9 358 +E (0-360) NA - United States Saxum, saxa SA - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [495] Smart boy, who marked a trail in the woods with corn meal to know the way back, from Cajun (Southern USA) fairy tale. Defines zero degrees longitude on Ryugu. Apr 8, 2019
15787 Cendrillon Cendrillon Ryugu 0.22 31.9 350.5 45.1 18.7 7.9 337.4 +E (0-360) EU - France Crater, craters AA - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [489] Protagonist of a fairy tale Cendrillon by French writer Charles Perrault (1697), also known as Cinderella. Apr 8, 2019
15800 Ejima Saxum Ejima Saxum Ryugu 0.07 -32 101.1 -25.7 -38.3 106.7 95.5 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Saxum, saxa SA - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [496] Seacoast in Japanese fairy tale where fisherman Urashima Taro rescued a turtle and started his journey to the undersea Ryugu Palace. Apr 8, 2019
15797 Horai Fossa Horai Fossa Ryugu 0.33 32.1 296.6 -15 -55.8 300.4 287.3 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Fossa, fossae FO - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [494] Mythical Mount Horai (Penglai in Chinese), paradise of the immortals; in some versions of the Japanese fairy tale about fisherman Urashima is located in the sea on the shell of tortoise that princess Otohime has turned into. Apr 8, 2019
15792 Kibidango Kibidango Ryugu 0.13 -31.2 50 -18.9 -40 59.2 39.5 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Crater, craters AA - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [492] Japanese ball-like dumplings made from the flour of the kibi (proso millet) grain that the fairy tale hero Momotaro brought on his distant journey because this sweet keeps its softness for a long time. Apr 8, 2019
15790 Kintaro Kintaro Ryugu 0.17 0.4 157.8 13.2 -7.6 170 149.3 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Crater, craters AA - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [491] ‘Golden Boy’ in Japanese fairy tale, who grew up in the wild forests of Mount Ashigara and had a superhuman strength. Apr 8, 2019
15788 Kolobok Kolobok Ryugu 0.18 -1.5 333.5 14.8 -7.5 344.3 322.2 +E (0-360) EU - Russia Crater, craters AA - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [497] Small ball-like bun, which ran away from home and rolled on the road, singing his tricky song; protagonist of a Russian fairy tale. Apr 8, 2019
15791 Momotaro Momotaro Ryugu 0.19 -12.5 51.9 -5 -25.8 60.9 40.2 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Crater, craters AA - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [492] ‘Peach Boy’ in Japanese fairy tale, who came to Earth inside a giant peach and once undertook a journey to fight horned ogres in a distant island. Apr 8, 2019
15799 Otohime Saxum Otohime Saxum Ryugu 0.16 -69.8 274.4 -55.8 -83.8 307.4 241.3 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Saxum, saxa SA - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [488] Otohime Sama; princess in Japanese fairy tale, sea mistress, who welcomed fisherman Urashima Taro in undersea Ryugu Palace and gave him a parting gift, a jewel box whose lid he was told never to open. Apr 8, 2019
15780 Ryujin Dorsum Ryujin Dorsum Ryugu 3.2 0 180 14.8 -17 0 360 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Dorsum, dorsa DO - Approved Dec 18, 2018 - ‘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. Dec 18, 2018
15796 Tokoyo Fossa Tokoyo Fossa Ryugu 0.56 -50.5 166.2 -18.5 -76.1 250.2 149.6 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Fossa, fossae FO - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [493] 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. Apr 8, 2019
15786 Urashima Urashima Ryugu 0.29 -8.1 92.9 11.5 -27.7 110.4 75.4 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Crater, craters AA - Approved Dec 19, 2018 [488] Urashima Taro; fisherman in Japanese fairy tale who rescued a turtle and traveled on its back to the dragon Ryujin’s undersea Ryugu Palace, where he was welcomed by princess Otohime. Apr 8, 2019

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