This is a list of 403 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|
|729||Watsonia||1912 OD||1912-02-09||Metcalf, J.H.||Winchester|
|3145||Walter Adams||1955 RY||1955-09-14||Goethe Link Observatory|
|15045||Walesdymond||1998 XY21||1998-12-10||Spacewatch||Kitt Peak|
|11762||Vogel||6044 P-L||1960-09-24||van Houten, C.J. et al.||Palomar|
|85559||Villecroze||1998 AC5||1998-01-08||Bahn, S.||DAO|
|7267||Victormeen||1943 DF||1943-02-23||Oterma, L.||Turku|
|202740||Vicsympho||2007 LB30||2007-06-11||Balam, D.D.||Mauna Kea|
|3269||Vibert-Douglas||1981 EX16||1981-03-06||Bus, S.J.||Siding Spring|
|8604||Vanier||1929 PK||1929-08-12||Krieger, C.J.||Lick|
|4230||van den Bergh||1973 ST1||1973-09-19||van Houten, C.J.||Palomar|