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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 434 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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434 asteroids selected from 434 available.
Number Name Designationsort icon Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
21614 Grochowski 1999 JW75 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
21653 Davidwang 1999 OH3 1999-07-22 LINEAR Socorro
26386 Adelinacozma 1999 RC171 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
21729 Kimrichards 1999 RE137 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
21712 Obaid 1999 RL96 1999-09-07 LINEAR Socorro
20593 Freilich 1999 RM180 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
70207 Davidunlap 1999 RP33 1999-09-04 Wolf, M. & White, M. Anza
12125 Jamesjones 1999 RS4 1999-09-03 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
21758 Adrianveres 1999 RT196 1999-09-08 LINEAR Socorro
13405 Dorisbillings 1999 ST1 1999-09-21 Billings, G. W. Calgary
29982 Sarahwu 1999 TT31 1999-10-04 LINEAR Socorro
21829 Kaylacornale 1999 TZ92 1999-10-02 LINEAR Socorro
13822 Stevedodson 1999 VV17 1999-11-02 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
25554 Jayaranjan 1999 XG169 1999-12-10 LINEAR Socorro
25555 Ratnavarma 1999 XJ169 1999-12-10 LINEAR Socorro
22003 Startek 1999 XO42 1999-12-07 LINEAR Socorro
23069 Kapps 1999 XR64 1999-12-07 LINEAR Socorro
23113 Aaronhakim 2000 AE13 2000-01-03 LINEAR Socorro
14697 Ronsawyer 2000 AO214 2000-01-06 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14698 Scottyoung 2000 AT230 2000-01-03 Spacewatch Kitt Peak