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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 433 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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433 asteroids selected from 433 available.
Numbersort icon Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
23469 Neilpeart 1990 SY3 1990-09-22 Roman, B. Palomar
23220 Yalemichaels 2000 VO28 2000-11-01 LINEAR Socorro
23199 Bezdek 2000 RB92 2000-09-03 LINEAR Socorro
23113 Aaronhakim 2000 AE13 2000-01-03 LINEAR Socorro
23069 Kapps 1999 XR64 1999-12-07 LINEAR Socorro
22003 Startek 1999 XO42 1999-12-07 LINEAR Socorro
21829 Kaylacornale 1999 TZ92 1999-10-02 LINEAR Socorro
21758 Adrianveres 1999 RT196 1999-09-08 LINEAR Socorro
21729 Kimrichards 1999 RE137 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
21712 Obaid 1999 RL96 1999-09-07 LINEAR Socorro
21653 Davidwang 1999 OH3 1999-07-22 LINEAR Socorro
21615 Guardamano 1999 JQ76 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
21614 Grochowski 1999 JW75 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
21563 Chetgervais 1998 QW95 1998-08-19 LINEAR Socorro
20888 Siyueguo 2000 WB14 2000-11-20 LINEAR Socorro
20883 Gervais 2000 VD58 2000-11-03 LINEAR Socorro
20856 Hamzabari 2000 VT28 2000-11-11 LINEAR Socorro
20855 Arifawan 2000 VV27 2000-11-11 LINEAR Socorro
20818 Karmadiraju 2000 TQ54 2000-10-01 LINEAR Socorro
20789 Hughgrant 2000 SU44 2000-09-28 Juels, C.W. Fountain Hills