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10151 Rubens (1994 PF22)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010151
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1956192431978144 4.2837e-08  
a 2.258195293156728 6.6076e-09 au
q 1.816448838916542 9.5145e-08 au
i 6.311460091713117 3.9572e-06 deg
node 337.502331202254 2.9661e-05 deg
peri 26.48066397960363 3.0718e-05 deg
M 195.3463188721916 8.3205e-06 deg
tp 2459567.404125496392
2.9765e-05 TDB
period 1239.483282613553
n .2904436106963139 1.2748e-09 deg/d
Q 2.699941747396914 7.9002e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1846  
   data-arc span      17680 days (48.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-01-20  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46434  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 17:03:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .816175 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.76435 au 
 T_jup = 3.588 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO467774  
diameter diameter 4.959 km 0.188 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.180   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

10151 Rubens           Discovered 1994 Aug. 12 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Named in memory of Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), the greatest exponent of sensuous Baroque painting. In 1600, after two years seniority as a master, he left Antwerp for Italy to study the ancient and modern masters of painting. In 1609 he settled permanently in Flanders and became a major religious painter (e.g. "Descent from the Cross", painted for the Antwerp cathedral). Because of his diplomatic capacities Rubens often served as an ambassador. The peace treaty of 1630 between England and Spain can be largely attributed to him personally.
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Reference: 19990728/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

Alternate Designations
 1994 PF22 = 1972 BT = 1977 RY1 = 1984 WA5 = 1989 CE = 1993 HX7 
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