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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. Date Discoverersort icon Disc. Place
16037 Sheehan 1999 GX8 1999-04-10 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
114725 Gordonwalker 2003 GW36 2003-04-06 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
55755 Blythe 1991 TB15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65657 Hube 1982 QB4 1982 Aug. 16 Lowe, A. Siding Spring
65696 Pierrehenry 1991 TP15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65697 Paulandrew 1991 TU15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65698 Emmarochelle 1991 TP16 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
73703 Billings 1991 TL15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
73704 Hladiuk 1991 TW15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
78394 Garossino 2002 PB166 2002-08-09 Lowe, A. Haleakala
78431 Kemble 2002 QJ50 2002-08-16 Lowe, A. Palomar
78434 Dyer 2002 QL58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
84075 Peterpatricia 2002 PL165 2002-08-08 Lowe, A. Palomar
84096 Reginaldglenice 2002 QD58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
85121 Loehde 1976 KF3 1976-05-27 Lowe, A. Siding Spring
85168 Albertacentenary 1989 RC6 1989-09-02 Lowe, A. Palomar
85200 Johnhault 1991 TG15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
96192 Calgary 1991 TZ15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
96193 Edmonton 1991 TG16 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
99906 Uofalberta 2002 QV53 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar