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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 440 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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440 asteroids selected from 440 available.
Number Name Designationsort icon Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
204786 Wehlau 2006 KU131 2006-05-25 Wiegert, P.A. Mauna Kea
291849 Orchestralondon 2006 OL2 2006-07-18 Ye, Q. et al. Lulin
255703 Stetson 2006 QN90 2006-08-25 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
304233 Majaess 2006 RE3 2006-09-14 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
308825 Siksika 2006 RH3 2006-09-14 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
262536 Nowikow 2006 UJ349 2006-10-26 Wiegert, P. A. & Papadimos, A. Mauna Kea
383417 DAO 2006 UY216 2006-10-23 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
332324 Bobmcdonald 2006 XN67 2006-12-12 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
314988 Sireland 2006 XO67 2006-12-13 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
358376 Gwyn 2006 XT67 2006-12-13 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
378204 Bettyhesser 2006 YF49 2006-12-26 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
315012 Hutchings 2007 BD31 2007-01-20 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
340891 Londoncommorch 2007 CO54 2007-02-14 Ye, Q.-Z & Lin, C.-S. Lulin
202740 Vicsympho 2007 LB30 2007-06-11 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
315186 Schade 2007 LD30 2007-06-11 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
273987 Greggwade 2007 LQ30 2007-06-11 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
414026 Bochonko 2007 LX29 2007-06-11 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
246238 Crampton 2007 RL274 2007-09-05 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
293878 Tapping 2007 RV274 2007-09-09 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
381260 Ouellette 2007 TD166 2007-10-11 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea