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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 432 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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432 asteroids selected from 432 available.
Numbersort icon Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
29348 Criswick 1995 FD 1995-03-28 Balam, D.D. Victoria
28924 Jennanncsele 2000 QD205 2000-08-31 LINEAR Socorro
28538 Ruisong 2000 DY106 2000-02-29 LINEAR Socorro
28457 Chloeanassis 2000 AX143 2000-01-05 LINEAR Socorro
28353 Chrisnielsen 1999 FH32 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
28210 Howardfeng 1998 XF63 1998-12-14 LINEAR Socorro
27810 Daveturner 1993 OC2 1993-07-23 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
26546 Arulmani 2000 DH41 2000-02-29 LINEAR Socorro
26386 Adelinacozma 1999 RC171 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
26314 Škvorecký 1998 UJ1 1998-10-16 Tichá, J. et al Klet'
25555 Ratnavarma 1999 XJ169 1999-12-10 LINEAR Socorro
25554 Jayaranjan 1999 XG169 1999-12-10 LINEAR Socorro
25039 Chensun 1998 QF38 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro
25038 Matebezdek 1998 QK37 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro
25036 Elizabethof 1998 QT36 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro
25035 Scalesse 1998 QN33 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro
24899 Dominiona 1997 AU17 1997-01-14 Aikman, G.C.L. Victoria
23728 Jasonmorrow 1998 HV63 1998-04-21 LINEAR Socorro
23722 Gulak 1998 HD32 1998-04-20 LINEAR Socorro
23469 Neilpeart 1990 SY3 1990-09-22 Roman, B. Palomar