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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
17051 Oflynn 1999 FW46 1999-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
17066 Ginagallant 1999 GG18 1999-04-15 LINEAR Socorro
17072 Athiviraham 1999 GT31 1999-04-07 LINEAR Socorro
17073 Alexblank 1999 GX34 1999-04-06 LINEAR Socorro
17079 Lavrovsky 1999 HD9 1999-04-17 LINEAR Socorro
17086 Ruima 1999 JH18 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
17088 Giupalazzolo 1999 JF19 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
18242 Peebles 2102 T-2 1973-09-29 van Houten, C.J. et al. Palomar
18560 Coxeter 1997 EO7 1997-03-07 Comba, P.G. Prescott
19155 Lifeson 1990 SX3 1990-09-22 Roman, B. Palomar
19393 Davidthompson 1998 DT33 1998-02-27 Elst, E.W. ESO
20106 Morton 1995 QG 1995-08-20 Balam, D.D. Victoria
20593 Freilich 1999 RM180 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
20789 Hughgrant 2000 SU44 2000-09-28 Juels, C.W. Fountain Hills
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
21563 Chetgervais 1998 QW95 1998-08-19 LINEAR Socorro