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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 421 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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420 asteroids selected from 421 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverersort icon Disc. Place
1919 Clemence 1971 SA 1971-09-16 Gibson, J. et al. El Leoncito
1886 Lowell 1949 MP 1949-06-21 Giclas, H.L. & Schaldach, R.D. Flagstaff (LO)
2434 Bateson 1981 KA 1981-05-27 Gilmore, A.C. & Kilmartin, P.M. Mount John University Observatory
144769 Zachariassen 2004 HO20 2004-04-19 Glinos, T. & Levy, D. H. Jarnac
283990 Randallrosenfeld 2004 SG2 2004-09-16 Glinos, T. and Levy, W. Jarnac
117032 Davidlane 2004 JN20 2004-05-14 Glinos, T. et al Jarnac
144907 Whitehorne 2004 YS3 2004-12-16 Glinos, T. et al Jarnac
157421 Carolpercy 2004 TX299 et al 2004-10-08 Glinos, T. et al Jarnac
154902 Davidtoth 2004 RU247 2004-09-11 Glinos, T., Levy, D.H. & W. Jarnac
107638 Wendyfreedman 2001 EU13 2001-03-15 Healy, D. Junk Bond Observatory
133528 Ceragioli 2003 TC2 2003-10-04 Healy, D. Junk Bond Observatory
5688 Kleewyck 1991 AD2 1991-01-12 Helin, E.F. Palomar
9963 Sandage 1992 AN 1992-01-09 Helin, E.F. Palomar
5262 Brucegoldberg 1990 XB1 1990-12-14 Helin, E.F. Palomar
5132 Maynard 1990 ME 1990-06-22 Holt, H.E. Palomar
6714 Montréal 1990 OE2 1990-07-29 Holt, H.E. Palomar
6904 McGill 1990 QW1 1990-08-22 Holt, H.E. Palomar
7124 Glinos 1990 OJ4 1990-07-24 Holt, H.E. Palomar
1186 Turnera 1929 PL 1929-08-01 Jackson, C. Johannesburg (UO)
20789 Hughgrant 2000 SU44 2000-09-28 Juels, C.W. Fountain Hills