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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
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

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