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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 421 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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420 asteroids selected from 421 available.
Number Name Designationsort icon Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
50412 Ewen 2000 DG1 2000-02-26 Yeung, W.K.Y. Calgary
45580 Renéracine 2000 CB81 et al 2000-02-10 Bergeron, D. Val-des-Bois
14724 SNO 2000 CA100 2000-02-10 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
71482 Jennamarie 2000 BO30 2000-01-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14274 Landstreet 2000 BL21 2000-01-29 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
28457 Chloeanassis 2000 AX143 2000-01-05 LINEAR Socorro
16192 Laird 2000 AU207 2000-01-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14698 Scottyoung 2000 AT230 2000-01-03 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14697 Ronsawyer 2000 AO214 2000-01-06 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
23113 Aaronhakim 2000 AE13 2000-01-03 LINEAR Socorro
23069 Kapps 1999 XR64 1999-12-07 LINEAR Socorro
22003 Startek 1999 XO42 1999-12-07 LINEAR Socorro
25555 Ratnavarma 1999 XJ169 1999-12-10 LINEAR Socorro
25554 Jayaranjan 1999 XG169 1999-12-10 LINEAR Socorro
13822 Stevedodson 1999 VV17 1999-11-02 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
21829 Kaylacornale 1999 TZ92 1999-10-02 LINEAR Socorro
13405 Dorisbillings 1999 ST1 1999-09-21 Billings, G. W. Calgary
21758 Adrianveres 1999 RT196 1999-09-08 LINEAR Socorro
12125 Jamesjones 1999 RS4 1999-09-03 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
70207 Davidunlap 1999 RP33 1999-09-04 Wolf, M. & White, M. Anza