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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 432 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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432 asteroids selected from 432 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverersort icon Disc. Place
17086 Ruima 1999 JH18 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
17088 Giupalazzolo 1999 JF19 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
12500 Desngai 1998 FB49 1998-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
11715 Harperclark 1998 HA75 1998-04-21 LINEAR Socorro
28210 Howardfeng 1998 XF63 1998-12-14 LINEAR Socorro
28538 Ruisong 2000 DY106 2000-02-29 LINEAR Socorro
28353 Chrisnielsen 1999 FH32 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
28457 Chloeanassis 2000 AX143 2000-01-05 LINEAR Socorro
22003 Startek 1999 XO42 1999-12-07 LINEAR Socorro
29659 Zeyuliu 1998 WY17 1998-11-21 LINEAR Socorro
28924 Jennanncsele 2000 QD205 2000-08-31 LINEAR Socorro
29982 Sarahwu 1999 TT31 1999-10-04 LINEAR Socorro
29660 Jessmacalpine 1998 WE20 1998-11-18 LINEAR Socorro
12566 Derichardson 1998 SH54 1998-09-16 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
16037 Sheehan 1999 GX8 1999-04-10 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
114725 Gordonwalker 2003 GW36 2003-04-06 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
55755 Blythe 1991 TB15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65657 Hube 1982 QB4 1982 Aug. 16 Lowe, A. Siding Spring
65696 Pierrehenry 1991 TP15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65697 Paulandrew 1991 TU15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar