(103) Hera

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Discovered 1868 Sept. 7 by J. C. Watson at Ann Arbor.

Named after the Greek goddess, daughter of Cronus and Rhea {see planet  (577)}, sister and at the same time wife of Zeus {see planet  (5731)}, and mother of Ares, Hephaistos {see planet  (2212)}, Hebe {see planet  (6)}, and Eileithyia. Hera is the Greek name for the Latin Juno {see planet  (3)}. (H 14)

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