Large asteroid in the asteroid belt, the third asteroid discovered, in 1804, by German astronomer Karl Harding
3 Juno is a main belt asteroid discovered by Karl Ludwig Harding on September 1, 1804. Juno was the third asteroid discovered in the Solar System and is named after Juno, the Roman goddess that is the queen of all gods.
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