Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 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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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection
Number Name Designation Discovery Discoverer Observatory
65696 Pierrehenry 1991 TP15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65657 Hube 1982 QB4 1982 Aug. 16 Lowe, A. Siding Spring
63129 Courtemanche 2000 WH183 2000-11-30 Sposetti, S. Gnosca
60622 Pritchet 2000 FK8 2000-03-30 Balam, D.D. Victoria
55755 Blythe 1991 TB15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
50412 Ewen 2000 DG1 2000-02-26 Yeung, W.K.Y. Calgary
48774 Anngower 1997 PO2 1997-08-10 Balam, D.D. Victoria
45580 Renéracine 2000 CB81 et al 2000-02-10 Bergeron, D. Val-des-Bois
39791 Jameshesser 1997 PH4 1997-08-13 Balam, D.D. Victoria
35165 Québec 1993 QF1 1993-08-16 Elst, E.W. Caussols


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