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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 435 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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435 asteroids selected from 435 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Placesort icon
1455 Mitchella 1937 LF 1937-06-05 Bohrmann, A. Heidelberg
1422 Stromgrenia 1936 QF 1936-08-23 Reinmuth, K. Heidelberg
1781 van Biesbroeck A906 UB 1906-10-17 Kopff, A. Heidelberg
834 Burnhamia 1916 AD 1916-09-20 Wolf, M. F. Heidelberg
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
223950 Mississauga 2004 XY35 2004-12-09 Levy, D.H. & W. Jarnac
274137 Angelaglinos 2008 FC6 2008-03-28 Jarnac
283990 Randallrosenfeld 2004 SG2 2004-09-16 Glinos, T. and Levy, W. Jarnac
260235 Attwood 2004 RU289 2004-09-12 Jarnac
117329 Spencer 2004 XJ6 2004-12-09 Jarnac
129101 Geoffcollyer 2004 XF6 2004-12-09 Jarnac
144769 Zachariassen 2004 HO20 2004-04-19 Glinos, T. & Levy, D. H. Jarnac
198450 Scattolin 2004 XG6 2004-12-09 Jarnac
339223 Stongemorin 2004 TN325 2004-10-13 Jarnac
1693 Hertzsprung 1935 LA 1935-05-05 van Gent, H. Johannesburg (LS)
982 Franklina 1922 MD 1922-05-21 Wood, H.E. Johannesburg (UO)
1241 Dysona 1932 EB1 1932-03-04 Wood, H.E. Johannesburg (UO)