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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
172529 Offenberger 2005 JH91 2005-05-10 Christophe, B. Saint-Sulpice
171153 Allanrahill 2005 GL81 2005-04-10 Lowe, A. RAS Observatory, Mayhill
215886 Barryarnold 2005 FP 2005-03-16 Christophe, B. Saint-Sulpice
198820 Iwanowska 2005 ET249 2005-03-15 Molėtai Astronomical Observatory Kulionys
289314 Chisholm 2005 AS23 1993-09-30 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
144907 Whitehorne 2004 YS3 2004-12-16 Glinos, T. et al Jarnac
223950 Mississauga 2004 XY35 2004-12-09 Levy, D.H. & W. Jarnac
117329 Spencer 2004 XJ6 2004-12-09 Jarnac
198450 Scattolin 2004 XG6 2004-12-09 Jarnac
129101 Geoffcollyer 2004 XF6 2004-12-09 Jarnac
254422 Henrykent 2004 VR122 2004-11-09 Wiegert, P. A. & Papadimos, A. Mauna Kea
241090 Nemet 2004 UK290 2006-10-23 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
157421 Carolpercy 2004 TX299 et al 2004-10-08 Glinos, T. et al Jarnac
283990 Randallrosenfeld 2004 SG2 2004-09-16 Glinos, T. and Levy, W. Jarnac
157301 Loreena 2004 SE20 2004-09-16 Knöfel, A. Drebach
260235 Attwood 2004 RU289 2004-09-12 Jarnac
154902 Davidtoth 2004 RU247 2004-09-11 Glinos, T., Levy, D.H. & W. Jarnac
157194 Saddlemyer 2004 QR16 2004-03-29 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
197856 Tafelmusik 2004 QH16 2004-08-21 Balam, D. D. Mauna Kea
117032 Davidlane 2004 JN20 2004-05-14 Glinos, T. et al Jarnac