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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
9631 Hubertreeves 1993 SL6 1993-09-17 Elst, E.W. La Silla
16666 Liroma 1993 XL1 1993-12-07 Shoemaker, C.S. Palomar
11955 Russrobb 1994 CA1 1994-02-08 Balam, D.D. Victoria
15819 Alisterling 1994 SN9 1994-09-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12382 Niagara Falls 1994 SO5 1994-09-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14026 Esquerdo 1994 ST7 1994-09-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
7840 Hendrika 1994 TL3 1994-10-05 Aikman, G.C.L. Victoria
12386 Nikolova 1994 UK5 1994-10-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
6532 Scarfe 1995 AC 1995-01-04 Balam, D.D. Victoria
14937 Thirsk 1995 CP3 1995-02-01 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
29348 Criswick 1995 FD 1995-03-28 Balam, D.D. Victoria
15838 Auclair 1995 FU12 1995-03-27 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12397 Peterbrown 1995 FV14 1995-03-27 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15359 Dressler 1995 GV2 1995-04-02 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
7355 Bottke 1995 HN2 1995-04-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
20106 Morton 1995 QG 1995-08-20 Balam, D.D. Victoria
11980 Ellis 1995 SP8 1995-09-17 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15846 Billfyfe 1995 UK28 1995-10-20 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
8564 Anomalocaris 1995 UL3 1995-10-17 Shimizu, Y. et al Nachi-Katsuura
7672 Hawking 1995 UO2 1995-10-24 Klet'