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14911 Divalia Fossae Divalia Fossae Vesta 549.37 -9.05 196.23 0 -22.24 263.91 138.93 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Fossa, fossae FO - Approved Dec 27, 2011 [261] Roman festival held on December 21 in honor of the goddess Angerona. Divalia Fossa changed to Divalia Fossae February 5, 2014 and coordinates amended. Mar 18, 2014
15232 Lupercalia Fossa Lupercalia Fossa Vesta 82.28 10.33 242.6 18.94 0.92 244.71 240.5 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Fossa, fossae FO - Approved Feb 5, 2014 [182] Roman festival reflecting the needs of a small pastoral community, involving the sacrifice of goats and youths striking those whom they met with strips of goat skins, held February 15. Feb 5, 2014
14912 Saturnalia Fossae Saturnalia Fossae Vesta 344.94 28.05 37.05 47.74 15.75 87.68 0.49 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Fossa, fossae FO - Approved Dec 27, 2011 [261] Three-day Roman festival starting on December 17, with sacrifices, public feasting, gifts, and slaves were waited on by their masters. Saturnalia Fossa changed to Saturnalia Fossae February 5, 2014, and coordinates amended. Mar 19, 2014

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