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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 421 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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420 asteroids selected from 421 available.
Numbersort icon Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
63129 Courtemanche 2000 WH183 2000-11-30 Sposetti, S. Gnosca
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
65698 Emmarochelle 1991 TP16 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
70207 Davidunlap 1999 RP33 1999-09-04 Wolf, M. & White, M. Anza
71482 Jennamarie 2000 BO30 2000-01-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
71885 Denning 2000 WD 2000-11-16 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
73703 Billings 1991 TL15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
73704 Hladiuk 1991 TW15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
74503 Madola 1999 DN4 1999-02-23 Bergeron, D. Val-des-Bois
78394 Garossino 2002 PB166 2002-08-09 Lowe, A. Haleakala
78431 Kemble 2002 QJ50 2002-08-16 Lowe, A. Palomar
78434 Dyer 2002 QL58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
79117 Brydonejack 1998 QC1 1998-08-16 Shoemaker, C.S & E.M. Palomar
81915 Hartwick 2000 NS11 2000-07-15 Balam, D.D. Victoria
84075 Peterpatricia 2002 PL165 2002-08-08 Lowe, A. Palomar
84096 Reginaldglenice 2002 QD58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
85121 Loehde 1976 KF3 1976-05-27 Lowe, A. Siding Spring
85168 Albertacentenary 1989 RC6 1989-09-02 Lowe, A. Palomar