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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.

  • Typing part or all of a name in the quick search box allows you to quickly find a particular asteroid.
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433 asteroids selected from 433 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Placesort icon
55755 Blythe 1991 TB15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65696 Pierrehenry 1991 TP15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65697 Paulandrew 1991 TU15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65698 Emmarochelle 1991 TP16 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
73703 Billings 1991 TL15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
73704 Hladiuk 1991 TW15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
78431 Kemble 2002 QJ50 2002-08-16 Lowe, A. Palomar
78434 Dyer 2002 QL58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
84075 Peterpatricia 2002 PL165 2002-08-08 Lowe, A. Palomar
84096 Reginaldglenice 2002 QD58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
85168 Albertacentenary 1989 RC6 1989-09-02 Lowe, A. Palomar
85200 Johnhault 1991 TG15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
96192 Calgary 1991 TZ15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
96193 Edmonton 1991 TG16 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
99906 Uofalberta 2002 QV53 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
142368 Majden 2002 RH233 2002-09-14 Matson, R. Palomar
3163 Randi 1981 QM 1981-08-28 Kowal, C.T. Palomar
79117 Brydonejack 1998 QC1 1998-08-16 Shoemaker, C.S & E.M. Palomar
142369 Johnhodges 2002 RE234 2002-09-14 Matson, R./NEAT Palomar
176711 Canmore 2002 QM57 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar