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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 Discoverer Disc. Placesort icon
5272 Dickinson 1981 QH2 1981-08-30 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
5424 Covington 1983 TN1 1983-10-12 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
5553 Chodas 1984 CM1 1984-02-06 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
6115 Martinduncan 1984 SR2 1984-09-25 Skiff, B.A. Anderson Mesa
7638 Gladman 1984 UX 1984-10-26 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
12225 Yanfernández 1985 PQ 1985-08-14 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
12566 Derichardson 1998 SH54 1998-09-16 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
16037 Sheehan 1999 GX8 1999-04-10 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
3684 Berry 1983 AK 1983-01-09 Skiff, B.A. Anderson Mesa
3061 Cook 1982 UB1 1982-10-21 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
7327 Crawford 1983 RZ1 1983-09-06 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
4859 Fraknoi 1986 TJ2 1986-10-07 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3032 Evans 1984 CA1 1984-02-08 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2451 Dollfus 1980 RQ 1980-09-02 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2635 Huggins 1982 DS 1982-02-21 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3819 Robinson 1983 AR 1983-01-12 Skiff, B.A. Anderson Mesa
4446 Carolyn 1985 TT 1985-10-15 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
5502 Brashear 1984 EC 1984-03-01 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
7331 Balindblad 1985 TV 1985-10-15 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
114725 Gordonwalker 2003 GW36 2003-04-06 LONEOS Anderson Mesa