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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
78434 Dyer 2002 QL58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
84096 Reginaldglenice 2002 QD58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
99906 Uofalberta 2002 QV53 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
176710 Banff 2002 QR56 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Haleakala
176711 Canmore 2002 QM57 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
78431 Kemble 2002 QJ50 2002-08-16 Lowe, A. Palomar
78394 Garossino 2002 PB166 2002-08-09 Lowe, A. Haleakala
84075 Peterpatricia 2002 PL165 2002-08-08 Lowe, A. Palomar
156542 Hogg 2002 CM314 2002-02-13 Sloan Digital Sky Survey Apache Point
240022 Demitra 2001 TR258 2001-10-15 NEAT Palomar
153686 Pathall 2001 TZ242 2001-10-14 Sloan Digital Sky Survey Apache Point
108382 Karencilevitz 2001 KM21 2001-05-18 Collins, M. et al Anza
107638 Wendyfreedman 2001 EU13 2001-03-15 Healy, D. Junk Bond Observatory
63129 Courtemanche 2000 WH183 2000-11-30 Sposetti, S. Gnosca
158092 Frasercain 2000 WM68 2000-11-28 Medkeff, J. Junk Bond Observatory
20888 Siyueguo 2000 WB14 2000-11-20 LINEAR Socorro
71885 Denning 2000 WD 2000-11-16 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
20855 Arifawan 2000 VV27 2000-11-11 LINEAR Socorro
20856 Hamzabari 2000 VT28 2000-11-11 LINEAR Socorro
20883 Gervais 2000 VD58 2000-11-03 LINEAR Socorro