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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 Designation Disc. Datesort icon Discoverer Disc. Place
15911 Davidgauthier 1997 TL21 1997-10-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14988 Tryggvason 1997 UA7 1997-10-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14989 Tutte 1997 UB7 1997-10-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14994 Uppenkamp 1997 UW18 1997-10-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15929 Ericlinton 1997 WQ11 1997-11-22 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15939 Fessenden 1997 YP8 1997-12-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15941 Stevegauthier 1997 YX15 1997-12-29 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
85559 Villecroze 1998 AC5 1998-01-08 Bahn, S. DAO
11675 Billboyle 1998 CP2 1998-02-15 Antonini, P. Bedoin
19393 Davidthompson 1998 DT33 1998-02-27 Elst, E.W. ESO
29565 Glenngould 1998 FD et al 1998-03-17 Boeuf, M. Les Tardieux
12500 Desngai 1998 FB49 1998-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
23722 Gulak 1998 HD32 1998-04-20 LINEAR Socorro
23728 Jasonmorrow 1998 HV63 1998-04-21 LINEAR Socorro
11715 Harperclark 1998 HA75 1998-04-21 LINEAR Socorro
12513 Niven 1998 HC20 1998-04-27 Comba, P.G. Prescott
13700 Connors 1998 MM36 1998-06-26 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
100940 Maunder 1998 MM47 1998-06-28 Elst, E.W. ESO
79117 Brydonejack 1998 QC1 1998-08-16 Shoemaker, C.S & E.M. Palomar
25035 Scalesse 1998 QN33 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro