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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
3061 Cook 1982 UB1 1982-10-21 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3684 Berry 1983 AK 1983-01-09 Skiff, B.A. Anderson Mesa
3819 Robinson 1983 AR 1983-01-12 Skiff, B.A. Anderson Mesa
3670 Northcott 1983 BN 1983-01-22 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
7327 Crawford 1983 RZ1 1983-09-06 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
5424 Covington 1983 TN1 1983-10-12 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3032 Evans 1984 CA1 1984-02-08 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
5553 Chodas 1984 CM1 1984-02-06 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3316 Herzberg 1984 CN1 1984-02-06 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3315 Chant 1984 CZ 1984-02-08 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
5502 Brashear 1984 EC 1984-03-01 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3931 Batten 1984 EN 1984-03-01 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
6115 Martinduncan 1984 SR2 1984-09-25 Skiff, B.A. Anderson Mesa
7638 Gladman 1984 UX 1984-10-26 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
4153 Roburnham 1985 JT1 1985-05-14 Shoemaker, C.S. & E.M. Palomar
12225 Yanfernández 1985 PQ 1985-08-14 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3673 Levy 1985 QS 1985-08-22 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
4252 Godwin 1985 RG4 1985-09-11 Debehogne, H. ESO
4446 Carolyn 1985 TT 1985-10-15 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
7331 Balindblad 1985 TV 1985-10-15 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa