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Pallas is an asteroid located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Discovered on March 28, 1802 by Heinrich Wilhelm Olbers, Pallas was the second asteroid ever discovered. With a diameter of 583 kilometers (362 miles), Pallas is the second largest asteroid.

In Greek mythology, Pallas was the son of Crius and Eurybia, the brother of Astraeus and Perses, and the husband of Styx.

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