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17431 Sainte-Colombe (1989 RT)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017431
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1261593453418723 3.4096e-08  
a 2.346281320218329 8.3591e-09 au
q 2.05027600487172 8.0387e-08 au
i 6.738799281161342 3.9353e-06 deg
node 323.0539810455454 2.4176e-05 deg
peri 340.3931957619216 2.7225e-05 deg
M 233.7602014409077 1.3181e-05 deg
tp 2459460.822648693989
(2021-Sep-03.32264869)
4.8827e-05 TDB
period 1312.709267769191
3.59
7.0152e-06
1.921e-08
d
yr
n .2742419885644455 1.4656e-09 deg/d
Q 2.642286635564937 9.4136e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1918  
   data-arc span      11112 days (30.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-09-03  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50715  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 22:04:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03661 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58072 au 
 T_jup = 3.541 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0   n/a MPO263502  
diameter diameter 4.391 km 0.325 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.210   0.073 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17431 Sainte-Colombe           Discovered 1989 Sept. 3 by E. W. Elst at Haute Provence.
Jean de Sainte-Colombe (1640-1700), a French composer and celebrated viola da gamba player, added a seventh string on the bass viol. A teacher of Marin Marais, he wrote more than 60 concertos for two viols and more than 170 pieces for the seven-string viol.
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Reference: 20100923/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-12-06

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Alternate Designations
 1989 RT = 1996 OL1 
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