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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
17042 Madiraju 1999 FG30 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17044 Mubdirahman 1999 FZ30 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17046 Kenway 1999 FM33 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17049 Miron 1999 FJ34 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17050 Weiskopf 1999 FX45 1999-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
17051 Oflynn 1999 FW46 1999-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
17066 Ginagallant 1999 GG18 1999-04-15 LINEAR Socorro
17072 Athiviraham 1999 GT31 1999-04-07 LINEAR Socorro
17073 Alexblank 1999 GX34 1999-04-06 LINEAR Socorro
17079 Lavrovsky 1999 HD9 1999-04-17 LINEAR Socorro
17086 Ruima 1999 JH18 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
17088 Giupalazzolo 1999 JF19 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
12500 Desngai 1998 FB49 1998-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
11715 Harperclark 1998 HA75 1998-04-21 LINEAR Socorro
28210 Howardfeng 1998 XF63 1998-12-14 LINEAR Socorro
28538 Ruisong 2000 DY106 2000-02-29 LINEAR Socorro
28353 Chrisnielsen 1999 FH32 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
28457 Chloeanassis 2000 AX143 2000-01-05 LINEAR Socorro
22003 Startek 1999 XO42 1999-12-07 LINEAR Socorro
29659 Zeyuliu 1998 WY17 1998-11-21 LINEAR Socorro