Meaning: a large asteroid; the second asteroid to be discovered
Athena, Athene, Pallas, Pallas_Athena, Pallas_Athene
Meaning: (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva
This was called Pallas.
In two years another was seen, in the course of charting the region of the heavens traversed by Ceres and Pallas.
Ceres was discovered on the 1st of January, 1801, by Piazzi; Pallas in March, 1802, by Olbers; Juno in 1804, by Harding; and Vesta in 1807, by Olbers.
And Aithra smiled, and said, 'Take, then, the sword and the sandals, and go to AEgeus, king of Athens, who lives on Pallas' hill; and say to him, "The stone is lifted, but whose is the pledge beneath it?"