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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 433 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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433 asteroids selected from 433 available.
Number Name Designationsort icon Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
17073 Alexblank 1999 GX34 1999-04-06 LINEAR Socorro
17072 Athiviraham 1999 GT31 1999-04-07 LINEAR Socorro
17066 Ginagallant 1999 GG18 1999-04-15 LINEAR Socorro
17044 Mubdirahman 1999 FZ30 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17050 Weiskopf 1999 FX45 1999-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
17051 Oflynn 1999 FW46 1999-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
17046 Kenway 1999 FM33 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17049 Miron 1999 FJ34 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
28353 Chrisnielsen 1999 FH32 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17042 Madiraju 1999 FG30 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
74503 Madola 1999 DN4 1999-02-23 Bergeron, D. Val-des-Bois
15068 Wiegert 1999 AJ20 1999-01-13 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14654 Rajivgupta 1998 YV16 1998-12-22 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14203 Hocking 1998 YT20 1998-12-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15045 Walesdymond 1998 XY21 1998-12-10 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
13806 Darmstrong 1998 XM6 1998-12-08 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
13808 Davewilliams 1998 XG24 1998-12-11 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
28210 Howardfeng 1998 XF63 1998-12-14 LINEAR Socorro
29659 Zeyuliu 1998 WY17 1998-11-21 LINEAR Socorro
29660 Jessmacalpine 1998 WE20 1998-11-18 LINEAR Socorro