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18106 Blume (2000 NX3)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2018106
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5128421605187172 5.2698e-08  
a 2.442578257599536 1.7593e-08 au
q 1.189921146736146 1.3004e-07 au
i 4.220994048362519 6.6224e-06 deg
node 109.2563803104543 8.3029e-05 deg
peri 234.9348524242305 8.7e-05 deg
M 58.72058660428851 2.0699e-05 deg
tp 2457373.064087303493
(2015-Dec-16.56408730)
7.7744e-05 JED
period 1394.347933247021
3.82
1.5065e-05
4.125e-08
d
yr
n .2581851999892646 2.7895e-09 deg/d
Q 3.695235368462927 2.6616e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      267  
   data-arc span      13776 days (37.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-04  
   last obs. used      2015-05-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51237  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 16:30:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .192268 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.72893 au 
 T_jup = 3.303 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.7 mag n/a MPO250392  

18106 Blume           Discovered 2000 July 4 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
William H. Blume (b. 1948), a senior mission designer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, has played a key role in the development of the Deep Impact mission to comet 9P/Tempel.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

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Alternate Designations
 2000 NX3 = 1977 RE 
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