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Photo of the asteroid Juno
3 Juno

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Mean distance from the star Sun 399.030.000 km
2,667 AU
Minimum distance from the star Sun (perihelion) 295.830.000 km
Maximum distance from the star Sun (aphelion) 502.220.000 km
Orbital period around the star Sun (sideric) 4,36 y
Orbital inclination 12,972 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the star Sun 0,2586
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Discovered by Karl Ludwig Harding 1804
Mass 2,0 × 1019 kg
Equatorial radius 122 km
Rotational period 7,210 h
Albedo 0,22
Apparent magnitude + 8,4 mvis
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Juno is the protector and special counselor of the Roman state and queen of the gods. She is a daughter of Saturn and sister and wife of the chief god Jupiter and the mother of Juventas, Mars, and Vulcan. She can be identified with the Greek goddess Hera.

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