2 Pallas is a large asteroid in the asteroid belt.


Pallas was discovered by Wilhelm Olbers on March 28, 1802. It was the second asteroid to be discovered.


  • Pallas is the second largest asteroid in the Solar System.
  • Pallas is larger than Vesta in diameter, but it has a smaller mass.
  • Pallas accounts for 7% of the asteroid belts mass.
  • Pallas's day lasts for about 7.8 hours.