This is a list of 398 asteroids whose names are known to have a Canadian connection, usually because they are named after a Canadian.
Where the citation given here expands upon the official citation, the added material was edited by Peter Jedicke, who is 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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|Number||Name||Designation||Disc. Date||Discoverer||Disc. Place|
|153686||Pathall||2001 TZ242||2001-10-14||Sloan Digital Sky Survey||Apache Point|
|65697||Paulandrew||1991 TU15||1991-10-06||Lowe, A.||Palomar|
|14574||Payette||1998 QR58||1998-08-30||Spacewatch||Kitt Peak|
|14595||Peaker||1998 SW32||1998-09-23||Spacewatch||Kitt Peak|
|3304||Pearce||1981 EQ21||1981-03-02||Bus, S.J.||Siding Spring|
|18242||Peebles||2102 T-2||1973-09-29||van Houten, C.J. et al.||Palomar|
|100596||Perrett||1997 PN2||1997-08-09||Balam, D.D.||NRC Canada|
|16217||Peterbroughton||2000 DR13 et al||2000-02-28||Spacewatch||Kitt Peak|
|12397||Peterbrown||1995 FV14||1995-03-27||Spacewatch||Kitt Peak|
|84075||Peterpatricia||2002 PL165||2002-08-08||Lowe, A.||Palomar|