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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 421 asteroids whose names are known to have a Canadian connection, usually because they are named after a Canadian.

This resource was created by Peter Jedicke, and is now curated by Eric Briggs. Where the citation given here expands upon the official citation, the added material was edited by either Peter or Eric, who are solely responsible for any errors or omissions. Note that for some asteroids, particularly more recent designations, the short, official citation is included on JPL's orbit applet page.

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420 asteroids selected from 421 available.
Numbersort icon Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
261930 Moorhead 2006 KF138 2006-05-25 Wiegert, P.A. Mauna Kea
260235 Attwood 2004 RU289 2004-09-12 Jarnac
255703 Stetson 2006 QN90 2006-08-25 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
254422 Henrykent 2004 VR122 2004-11-09 Wiegert, P. A. & Papadimos, A. Mauna Kea
249061 Anthonyberger 2007 TG298 2007-10-11 Wasserman, L.H. Anderson Mesa
246913 Slocum 1998 SU63 1998-09-23 Aikman, G.C.L. Dominion Astrophysical Observatory
246345 Carolharris 2007 TH298 2007-10-11 Wasserman, L.H. Anderson Mesa
246238 Crampton 2007 RL274 2007-09-05 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
241090 Nemet 2004 UK290 2006-10-23 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
240022 Demitra 2001 TR258 2001-10-15 NEAT Palomar
236616 Gray 2006 JR61 2006-05-01 Wiegert, P.A. Mauna Kea
233472 Moorcroft 2006 KB143 2006-05-25 Wiegert, P.A. Mauna Kea
223950 Mississauga 2004 XY35 2004-12-09 Levy, D.H. & W. Jarnac
215886 Barryarnold 2005 FP 2005-03-16 Christophe, B. Saint-Sulpice
204786 Wehlau 2006 KU131 2006-05-25 Wiegert, P.A. Mauna Kea
202740 Vicsympho 2007 LB30 2007-06-11 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
199763 Davidgregory 2006 JJ77 2006-05-01 Weigert, P. Mauna Kea
198820 Iwanowska 2005 ET249 2005-03-15 Molėtai Astronomical Observatory Kulionys
198450 Scattolin 2004 XG6 2004-12-09 Jarnac
197856 Tafelmusik 2004 QH16 2004-08-21 Balam, D. D. Mauna Kea