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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 Discoverer Disc. Placesort icon
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
14937 Thirsk 1995 CP3 1995-02-01 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14988 Tryggvason 1997 UA7 1997-10-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14989 Tutte 1997 UB7 1997-10-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14994 Uppenkamp 1997 UW18 1997-10-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15025 UWOntario 1998 TX28 1998-10-15 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15045 Walesdymond 1998 XY21 1998-12-10 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15068 Wiegert 1999 AJ20 1999-01-13 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14959 TRIUMF 1996 JT3 1996-05-09 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15819 Alisterling 1994 SN9 1994-09-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15838 Auclair 1995 FU12 1995-03-27 Spacewatch Kitt Peak