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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
14094 Garneau 1997 OJ1 1997-07-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14143 Hadfield 1998 SQ18 1998-09-18 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14146 Hughmaclean 1998 SP42 1998-09-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14148 Jimchamberlin 1998 SO45 1998-09-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14163 Johnchapman 1998 TY20 1998-10-13 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14164 Hennigar 1998 TH29 1998-10-15 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14203 Hocking 1998 YT20 1998-12-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14274 Landstreet 2000 BL21 2000-01-29 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14424 Laval 1991 SR3 1991-09-30 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14428 Lazaridis 1991 VM12 1991-11-08 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14438 MacLean 1992 HC2 1992-04-27 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14463 McCarter 1993 GA1 1993-04-15 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14502 Morden 1995 WB22 1995-11-17 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14574 Payette 1998 QR58 1998-08-30 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14595 Peaker 1998 SW32 1998-09-23 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14619 Plotkin 1998 UF9 1998-10-16 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14654 Rajivgupta 1998 YV16 1998-12-22 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14697 Ronsawyer 2000 AO214 2000-01-06 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14698 Scottyoung 2000 AT230 2000-01-03 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14724 SNO 2000 CA100 2000-02-10 Spacewatch Kitt Peak