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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. Date Discoverersort icon Disc. Place
23722 Gulak 1998 HD32 1998-04-20 LINEAR Socorro
23728 Jasonmorrow 1998 HV63 1998-04-21 LINEAR Socorro
21653 Davidwang 1999 OH3 1999-07-22 LINEAR Socorro
21563 Chetgervais 1998 QW95 1998-08-19 LINEAR Socorro
21614 Grochowski 1999 JW75 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
21615 Guardamano 1999 JQ76 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
21712 Obaid 1999 RL96 1999-09-07 LINEAR Socorro
21729 Kimrichards 1999 RE137 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
21758 Adrianveres 1999 RT196 1999-09-08 LINEAR Socorro
21829 Kaylacornale 1999 TZ92 1999-10-02 LINEAR Socorro
20593 Freilich 1999 RM180 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
17042 Madiraju 1999 FG30 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17044 Mubdirahman 1999 FZ30 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17046 Kenway 1999 FM33 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17049 Miron 1999 FJ34 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17050 Weiskopf 1999 FX45 1999-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
17051 Oflynn 1999 FW46 1999-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
17066 Ginagallant 1999 GG18 1999-04-15 LINEAR Socorro
17072 Athiviraham 1999 GT31 1999-04-07 LINEAR Socorro
17073 Alexblank 1999 GX34 1999-04-06 LINEAR Socorro