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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.
Numbersort icon Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
15819 Alisterling 1994 SN9 1994-09-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15838 Auclair 1995 FU12 1995-03-27 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15846 Billfyfe 1995 UK28 1995-10-20 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15849 Billharper 1995 YM10 1995-12-18 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15851 Chrisfleming 1996 AD10 1996-01-13 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15887 Daveclark 1997 ER26 et al 1997-03-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15911 Davidgauthier 1997 TL21 1997-10-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15929 Ericlinton 1997 WQ11 1997-11-22 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15939 Fessenden 1997 YP8 1997-12-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15941 Stevegauthier 1997 YX15 1997-12-29 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
16037 Sheehan 1999 GX8 1999-04-10 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
16192 Laird 2000 AU207 2000-01-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
16217 Peterbroughton 2000 DR13 et al 2000-02-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
16596 Stephenstrauss 1992 UN7 et al 1992-10-18 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
16666 Liroma 1993 XL1 1993-12-07 Shoemaker, C.S. Palomar
17042 Madiraju 1999 FG30 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17044 Mubdirahman 1999 FZ30 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17046 Kenway 1999 FM33 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17049 Miron 1999 FJ34 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17050 Weiskopf 1999 FX45 1999-03-20 LINEAR Socorro