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AAAAGGHH!! the AQ asteroids are coming at us!!

   Ok, took a long time for me to find this...I thought Encarta didn't have it..but I had typed in the wrong names. -_- Anyways, I couldn't find Cere in there, so...I got that part from Kristi's site. THANKS!! The rest I got from Encarta 99.

Pallas:

Pallas, the second largest asteroid, the second to be discovered. It was first observed by the German astronomer Heinrich Olbers in 1802. It is about 480 km (about 300 mi) in diameter, and it revolves about the sun in 1684 days.

Juno:

Juno (astronomy), one of the asteroids, the third to be discovered, first observed by the German astronomer Karl Harding in 1804. It revolves about the sun in 1592 days.

Vesta:

Vesta (astronomy), asteroid orbiting the Sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter at a mean distance of 2.36 astronomical units (about 353 million km/about 219.4 million mi), and having a diameter of approximately 385 km (about 240 mi). Vesta is the third largest asteroid and was the fourth asteroid to be discovered. It was found in 1807 by the German astronomer Heinrich Olbers.

Ceres:
Ceres is 257 million miles away from the Sun. Its Orbital Period is 4.6 years. Ceres radius is 457 km. It was discovered in 1801 by a man named Giuseppe Piazzi.

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