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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 435 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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435 asteroids selected from 435 available.
Numbersort icon Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
100596 Perrett 1997 PN2 1997-08-09 Balam, D.D. NRC Canada
100416 SYang 1986 CB 1996-02-02 Balam, D.D. NRC Canada
99906 Uofalberta 2002 QV53 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
96193 Edmonton 1991 TG16 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
96192 Calgary 1991 TZ15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
90377 Sedna 2003 VB12 2003-11-14 Brown, M.E., Trujillo, C.A. & Rabinowitz, D. Palomar
85559 Villecroze 1998 AC5 1998-01-08 Bahn, S. DAO
85200 Johnhault 1991 TG15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
85168 Albertacentenary 1989 RC6 1989-09-02 Lowe, A. Palomar
85121 Loehde 1976 KF3 1976-05-27 Lowe, A. Siding Spring
84096 Reginaldglenice 2002 QD58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
84075 Peterpatricia 2002 PL165 2002-08-08 Lowe, A. Palomar
81915 Hartwick 2000 NS11 2000-07-15 Balam, D.D. Victoria
79117 Brydonejack 1998 QC1 1998-08-16 Shoemaker, C.S & E.M. Palomar
78434 Dyer 2002 QL58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
78431 Kemble 2002 QJ50 2002-08-16 Lowe, A. Palomar
78394 Garossino 2002 PB166 2002-08-09 Lowe, A. Haleakala
74503 Madola 1999 DN4 1999-02-23 Bergeron, D. Val-des-Bois
73704 Hladiuk 1991 TW15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
73703 Billings 1991 TL15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar