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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 Designation Disc. Datesort icon Discoverer Disc. Place
65657 Hube 1982 QB4 1982 Aug. 16 Lowe, A. Siding Spring
4113 Rascana 1982 BQ 1982-01-18 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2905 Plaskett 1982 BZ2 1982-01-24 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3749 Balam 1982 BG1 1982-01-24 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2602 Moore 1982 BR 1982-01-24 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2635 Huggins 1982 DS 1982-02-21 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2710 Veverka 1982 FQ 1982-03-23 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3658 Feldman 1982 TR 1982-10-13 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3061 Cook 1982 UB1 1982-10-21 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3684 Berry 1983 AK 1983-01-09 Skiff, B.A. Anderson Mesa
3819 Robinson 1983 AR 1983-01-12 Skiff, B.A. Anderson Mesa
3670 Northcott 1983 BN 1983-01-22 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
7327 Crawford 1983 RZ1 1983-09-06 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
5424 Covington 1983 TN1 1983-10-12 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3316 Herzberg 1984 CN1 1984-02-06 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
5553 Chodas 1984 CM1 1984-02-06 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3315 Chant 1984 CZ 1984-02-08 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3032 Evans 1984 CA1 1984-02-08 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3931 Batten 1984 EN 1984-03-01 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
5502 Brashear 1984 EC 1984-03-01 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa