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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
2602 Moore 1982 BR 1982-01-24 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
246345 Carolharris 2007 TH298 2007-10-11 Wasserman, L.H. Anderson Mesa
249061 Anthonyberger 2007 TG298 2007-10-11 Wasserman, L.H. Anderson Mesa
2710 Veverka 1982 FQ 1982-03-23 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
32207 Mairepercy 1999 HH11 et al 2000-07-28 Collins, M. et al Anza
32208 Johnpercy 1996 TQ59 et al 2000-07-28 Collins, M. et al Anza
108382 Karencilevitz 2001 KM21 2001-05-18 Collins, M. et al Anza
70207 Davidunlap 1999 RP33 1999-09-04 Wolf, M. & White, M. Anza
153686 Pathall 2001 TZ242 2001-10-14 Sloan Digital Sky Survey Apache Point
156542 Hogg 2002 CM314 2002-02-13 Sloan Digital Sky Survey Apache Point
166745 Pindor 2002 TV307 2002-10-04 Sloan Digital Sky Survey Apache Point
11675 Billboyle 1998 CP2 1998-02-15 Antonini, P. Bedoin
1501 Baade 1938 UJ 1938-10-20 Wachmann, A. Bergedorf
1999 Hirayama 1973 DR 1973-02-27 Kohoutek, L. Bergedorf
7317 Cabot 1940 ED 1940-03-12 Kulin, G. Budapest
13405 Dorisbillings 1999 ST1 1999-09-21 Billings, G. W. Calgary
50412 Ewen 2000 DG1 2000-02-26 Yeung, W.K.Y. Calgary
35165 Québec 1993 QF1 1993-08-16 Elst, E.W. Caussols
3666 Holman 1979 HP 1979-04-19 Muzzio, J.C. Cerro Tololo
4831 Baldwin 1988 RX11 1988-09-14 Bus, S.J. Cerro Tololo