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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 418 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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418 asteroids selected from 418 available.
Numbersort icon Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
13748 Radaly 1998 SC46 1998-09-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
13745 Mikecosta 1998 SL42 1998-09-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
13700 Connors 1998 MM36 1998-06-26 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
13693 Bondar 1997 TW15 1997-10-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
13405 Dorisbillings 1999 ST1 1999-09-21 Billings, G. W. Calgary
13111 Papacosmas 1993 OW1 1993-07-2 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
13057 Jorgenson 1990 VF8 1990-11-13 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
12566 Derichardson 1998 SH54 1998-09-16 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
12513 Niven 1998 HC20 1998-04-27 Comba, P.G. Prescott
12500 Desngai 1998 FB49 1998-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
12447 Yatescup 1996 XA12 1996-12-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12437 Westlane 1996 BN6 1996-01-18 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12431 Webster 1995 YY10 1995-12-18 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12423 Slotin 1995 UQ16 1995-10-17 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12397 Peterbrown 1995 FV14 1995-03-27 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12386 Nikolova 1994 UK5 1994-10-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12382 Niagara Falls 1994 SO5 1994-09-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12343 Martinbeech 1993 DT1 1993-02-26 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12317 Madicampbell 1992 HH1 1992-04-24 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12310 Londontario 1992 DE4 1992-02-29 Spacewatch Kitt Peak