(3) Juno

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Discovered 1804 Sept. 1 by K. Harding at Lilienthal.

Named after the queen of all the gods, daughter of Saturn and Rhea {see planet  (577)}, wife of Jupiter, mother of Mars, Hebe {see planet  (6)}, Lucina {see planet  (146)} and Vulcan, sister of Ceres {see planet  (1)}. (H 1)

The symbol used for Juno in ancient Open image in new window times was a scepter surmounted with a star.

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