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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 424 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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424 asteroids selected from 424 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Datesort icon Discoverer Disc. Place
168358 CASCA 1996 DF2 1996-02-24 Balam, D.D. NRC Canada
14065 Flegel 1996 EY5 1996-03-11 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12001 Gasbarini 1996 ED9 1996-03-12 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15364 Kenglover 1996 HT2 1996-04-17 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14959 TRIUMF 1996 JT3 1996-05-09 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14071 Gadabird 1996 JK13 1996-05-11 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
10593 Susannesandra 1996 QQ1 1996-08-25 Sandness, R.G. King City
10870 Gwendolen 1996 SY4 1996-09-25 Aikman, G.C.L. Victoria
12014 Bobhawkes 1996 VX15 1996-11-05 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12447 Yatescup 1996 XA12 1996-12-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
8736 Shigehisa 1997 AD7 et al 1997-01-09 Kobayashi, T. Oizumi
24899 Dominiona 1997 AU17 1997-01-14 Aikman, G.C.L. Victoria
15887 Daveclark 1997 ER26 et al 1997-03-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
18560 Coxeter 1997 EO7 1997-03-07 Comba, P.G. Prescott
12050 Humecronyn 1997 HE14 1997-04-27 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14092 Gaily 1997 MC8 1997-06-29 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14094 Garneau 1997 OJ1 1997-07-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
100596 Perrett 1997 PN2 1997-08-09 Balam, D.D. NRC Canada
48774 Anngower 1997 PO2 1997-08-10 Balam, D.D. Victoria
39791 Jameshesser 1997 PH4 1997-08-13 Balam, D.D. Victoria