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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 418 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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418 asteroids selected from 418 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Datesort icon Discoverer Disc. Place
274137 Angelaglinos 2008 FC6 2008-03-28 Jarnac
187679 Folinsbee 2008 DC5 2008-02-28 Lowe, A. RAS Observatory, Mayhill
187680 Stelck 2008 DE5 2008-02-28 Lowe, A. RAS Observatory, Mayhill
294600 Abedinabedin 2008 AA3 2008-01-07 Ye, Q.-Z & Lin, C.-S. Lulin
246345 Carolharris 2007 TH298 2007-10-11 Wasserman, L.H. Anderson Mesa
249061 Anthonyberger 2007 TG298 2007-10-11 Wasserman, L.H. Anderson Mesa
293878 Tapping 2007 RV274 2007-09-09 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
246238 Crampton 2007 RL274 2007-09-05 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
202740 Vicsympho 2007 LB30 2007-06-11 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
315186 Schade 2007 LD30 2007-06-11 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
273987 Greggwade 2007 LQ30 2007-06-11 Balam, D. D. Mauna Kea
340891 Londoncommorch 2007 CO54 2007-02-14 Ye, Q.-Z & Lin, C.-S. Lulin
315012 Hutchings 2007 BD31 2007-01-20 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
378204 Bettyhesser 2006 YF49 2006-12-26 Balam, D. D. Mauna Kea
314988 Sireland 2006 XO67 2006-12-13 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
325973 Cardinal 2010 VJ159 2006-12-13 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
358376 Gwyn 2006 XT67 2006-12-13 Balam, D. D. Mauna Kea
262536 Nowikow 2006 UJ349 2006-10-26 Wiegert, P. A. & Papadimos, A. Mauna Kea
241090 Nemet 2004 UK290 2006-10-23 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
304233 Majaess 2006 RE3 2006-09-14 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea