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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
25554 Jayaranjan 1999 XG169 1999-12-10 LINEAR Socorro
25555 Ratnavarma 1999 XJ169 1999-12-10 LINEAR Socorro
26314 Škvorecký 1998 UJ1 1998-10-16 Tichá, J. et al Klet'
26386 Adelinacozma 1999 RC171 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
26546 Arulmani 2000 DH41 2000-02-29 LINEAR Socorro
27810 Daveturner 1993 OC2 1993-07-23 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
28210 Howardfeng 1998 XF63 1998-12-14 LINEAR Socorro
28353 Chrisnielsen 1999 FH32 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
28457 Chloeanassis 2000 AX143 2000-01-05 LINEAR Socorro
28538 Ruisong 2000 DY106 2000-02-29 LINEAR Socorro
28924 Jennanncsele 2000 QD205 2000-08-31 LINEAR Socorro
29348 Criswick 1995 FD 1995-03-28 Balam, D.D. Victoria
29565 Glenngould 1998 FD et al 1998-03-17 Boeuf, M. Les Tardieux
29659 Zeyuliu 1998 WY17 1998-11-21 LINEAR Socorro
29660 Jessmacalpine 1998 WE20 1998-11-18 LINEAR Socorro
29982 Sarahwu 1999 TT31 1999-10-04 LINEAR Socorro
30840 JackAlice 1991 GC2 1991-04-15 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
32207 Mairepercy 1999 HH11 et al 2000-07-28 Collins, M. et al Anza
32208 Johnpercy 1996 TQ59 et al 2000-07-28 Collins, M. et al Anza
35165 Québec 1993 QF1 1993-08-16 Elst, E.W. Caussols