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18106 Blume (2000 NX3)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2018106
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 44 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5117181402357053 4.0354e-08  
a 2.444819348059271 4.8373e-09 au
q 1.193760938058111 9.8685e-08 au
i 4.220098533917648 5.1703e-06 deg
node 109.1998936424346 5.8048e-05 deg
peri 234.9077411931793 5.8807e-05 deg
M 60.06195435701594 7.2929e-06 deg
tp 2458767.548481087794
(2019-Oct-11.04848109)
2.7626e-05 TDB
period 1396.267366025163
3.82
4.144e-06
1.135e-08
d
yr
n .2578302757478558 7.6521e-10 deg/d
Q 3.695877758060431 7.3127e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      374  
   data-arc span      15465 days (42.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-04  
   last obs. used      2020-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52783  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jul-01 05:58:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .196707 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.73814 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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