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18106 Blume (2000 NX3)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2018106
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5127066302060118 6.0299e-08  
a 2.442483319676092 1.3469e-08 AU
q 1.19020592751057 1.4901e-07 AU
i 4.221016140107169 7.4527e-06 deg
node 109.2594850902684 8.9301e-05 deg
peri 234.9587580910633 9.8193e-05 deg
M 212.1257927742301 1.7989e-05 deg
tp 2457373.211317196244
(2015-Dec-16.71131720)
7.4286e-05 JED
period 1394.266640942083
3.82
1.1533e-05
3.158e-08
d
yr
n .2582002534011384 2.1358e-09 deg/d
Q 3.694760711841614 2.0375e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      255  
   data-arc span      12909 days (35.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-04  
   last obs. used      2013-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54944  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-05 09:21:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .192153 AU 
 T_jup = 3.304 
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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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