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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 418 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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418 asteroids selected from 418 available.
Number Name Designationsort icon Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
65697 Paulandrew 1991 TU15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
73704 Hladiuk 1991 TW15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
96192 Calgary 1991 TZ15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
5035 Swift 1991 UX 1991-10-18 Ueda, S. & Kaneda, H. Kushiro
14428 Lazaridis 1991 VM12 1991-11-08 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
9963 Sandage 1992 AN 1992-01-09 Helin, E.F. Palomar
12310 Londontario 1992 DE4 1992-02-29 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14438 MacLean 1992 HC2 1992-04-27 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12317 Madicampbell 1992 HH1 1992-04-24 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
16596 Stephenstrauss 1992 UN7 et al 1992-10-18 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
8875 Fernie 1992 UP10 1992-10-22 Bowell, E. Palomar
12343 Martinbeech 1993 DT1 1993-02-26 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14463 McCarter 1993 GA1 1993-04-15 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
6921 Janejacobs 1993 JJ 1993-05-14 Ueda, S. & Kaneda, H. Kushiro
6563 Ondaatje 1993 MO 1993-06-22 Mueller, J. Palomar
27810 Daveturner 1993 OC2 1993-07-23 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
13111 Papacosmas 1993 OW1 1993-07-2 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
9070 Ensab 1993 OZ2 1993-07-23 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
7886 Redman 1993 PE 1993-08-12 Balam, D.D. Victoria
35165 Québec 1993 QF1 1993-08-16 Elst, E.W. Caussols