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Photo of the asteroid Pallas
2 Pallas

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Mean distance from the star Sun 414.780.000 km
2,772 AU
Minimum distance from the star Sun (perihelion) 319.400.000 km
Maximum distance from the star Sun (aphelion) 510.160.000 km
Orbital period around the star Sun (sideric) 4,61 y
Orbital inclination 34,851 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the star Sun 0,2299
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Discovered by Heinrich Wilhelm Olbers 1802
Mass 3,18 × 1020 kg
Equatorial radius 266,3 km
Mean density 2,71 g/cm³
Rotational period 7,811 h
Albedo 0,14
Apparent magnitude + 9,4 mvis
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Pallas is a surname of the greek goddess Athene, the goddess of wisdom, war, the arts, industry, justice and skill. The roman goddess Minerva is the pendant of the greek goddess Athene.

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