Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 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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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection
Numbersort descending Name Designation Discovery Discoverer Observatory
8564 Anomalocaris 1995 UL3 1995-10-17 Shimizu, Y. et al Nachi-Katsuura
8604 Vanier 1929 PK 1929-08-12 Krieger, C.J. Lick
8736 Shigehisa 1997 AD7 et al 1997-01-09 Kobayashi, T. Oizumi
8785 Boltwood 1978 RR1 1978-09-05 Chernykh, N.S. Nauchnyj
8833 Acer 1989 RW 1989-09-03 Elst, E.W. Haute Provence
8875 Fernie 1992 UP10 1992-10-22 Bowell, E. Palomar
8996 Waynedwards 1981 EC10 1981-03-01 Bus, S.J. Siding Spring
9070 Ensab 1993 OZ2 1993-07-23 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
9161 Beaufort 1987 BZ1 1987-01-26 Elst, E.W. ESO
9279 Seager 1981 EY12 1981-03-01 Bus, S.J. Siding Spring

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