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254 Augusta is a main-belt asteroid, discovered on March 31, 1886 by astronomer Johann Palisa at Vienna Observatory, Austria. The stony S-type asteroid measures about 12 kilometers in diameter.<ref name="jpldata" />

It is the first-numbered member of the Augusta family, after which the small Asteroid family and subgroup of the main-belt has been named.

Augusta was named after the German–Austrian writer Auguste von Littrow (1819–1890), widow of astronomer Carl Ludwig von Littrow, who was a former director of the Vienna Observatory.<ref name="springer" />


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