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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.

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433 asteroids selected from 433 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Placesort icon
1560 Strattonia 1942 XB 1942-12-02 Delporte, E. Uccle
1280 Baillauda 1933 QB 1933-08-18 Delporte, E. Uccle
3166 Klondike 1940 FG 1940-03-30 Väisälä, Y. Turku
3497 Innanen 1941 HJ 1941-04-19 Oterma, L. Turku
1448 Lindbladia 1938 DF 1938-02-16 Vaisala, Y. Turku
6886 Grote 1942 CG 1942-02-11 Oterma, L. Turku
7267 Victormeen 1943 DF 1943-02-23 Oterma, L. Turku
1983 Bok 1975 LB 1975-06-09 Roemer, E. Tucson
2104 Toronto 1963 PD 1963-08-15 Kamper, K.W. Tautenberg
695 Bella 1909 JB 1909-11-07 Metcalf, J.H. Taunton, MA
7465 Munkanber 1989 UA3 1989-10-31 Manning, B.G.W. Stakenbridge
4143 Huziak 1981 QN1 1981-08-29 Taff, L.G. Socorro
20818 Karmadiraju 2000 TQ54 2000-10-01 LINEAR Socorro
20855 Arifawan 2000 VV27 2000-11-11 LINEAR Socorro
20856 Hamzabari 2000 VT28 2000-11-11 LINEAR Socorro
20883 Gervais 2000 VD58 2000-11-03 LINEAR Socorro
20888 Siyueguo 2000 WB14 2000-11-20 LINEAR Socorro
25035 Scalesse 1998 QN33 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro
25036 Elizabethof 1998 QT36 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro
25038 Matebezdek 1998 QK37 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro