Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 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.

  • Typing part or all of a name in the quick search box allows you to quickly find a particular asteroid.
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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection
Number Name Designation Discovery Discoverer Observatory
78394 Garossino 2002 PB166 2002-08-09 Lowe, A. Haleakala
74503 Madola 1999 DN4 1999-02-23 Bergeron, D. Val-des-Bois
73704 Hladiuk 1991 TW15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
73703 Billings 1991 TL15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
71885 Denning 2000 WD 2000-11-16 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
71482 Jennamarie 2000 BO30 2000-01-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
70207 Davidunlap 1999 RP33 1999-09-04 Wolf, M. & White, M. Anza
65698 Emmarochelle 1991 TP16 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65697 Paulandrew 1991 TU15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65696 Pierrehenry 1991 TP15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar


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