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Juno

Juno (jōˈnō) [key], in astronomy, 3d asteroid to be discovered. It was found in 1804 by C. Harding. It has a diameter of c.120 mi (190 km). Its average distance from the sun is 2.67 astronomical units, and its orbital period is 1,594 days.

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