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18106 Blume (2000 NX3)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2018106
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 47 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5117927853990596 3.7021e-08  
a 2.44506641447293 4.4723e-09 au
q 1.193699063724138 9.0949e-08 au
i 4.21999541209122 5.0253e-06 deg
node 109.1992934172793 5.6066e-05 deg
peri 234.9170096326625 5.6646e-05 deg
M 111.5990248305691 6.6392e-06 deg
tp 2458767.595284876645
(2019-Oct-11.09528488)
2.463e-05 TDB
period 1396.47902552029
3.82
3.8314e-06
1.049e-08
d
yr
n .2577911973048602 7.0729e-10 deg/d
Q 3.696433765221722 6.7611e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      381  
   data-arc span      15867 days (43.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-04  
   last obs. used      2021-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53942  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 02:23:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .19492 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.73832 au 
 T_jup = 3.303 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.7   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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