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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 432 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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432 asteroids selected from 432 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Datesort icon Discoverer Disc. Place
78431 Kemble 2002 QJ50 2002-08-16 Lowe, A. Palomar
78434 Dyer 2002 QL58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
84096 Reginaldglenice 2002 QD58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
99906 Uofalberta 2002 QV53 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
176710 Banff 2002 QR56 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Haleakala
176711 Canmore 2002 QM57 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar
142368 Majden 2002 RH233 2002-09-14 Matson, R. Palomar
142369 Johnhodges 2002 RE234 2002-09-14 Matson, R./NEAT Palomar
166745 Pindor 2002 TV307 2002-10-04 Sloan Digital Sky Survey Apache Point
191282 Feustel 2003 FS 2003-03-22 KLENOT Klet'
114725 Gordonwalker 2003 GW36 2003-04-06 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
133528 Ceragioli 2003 TC2 2003-10-04 Healy, D. Junk Bond Observatory
90377 Sedna 2003 VB12 2003-11-14 Brown, M.E., Trujillo, C.A. & Rabinowitz, D. Palomar
380480 Glennhawley 2003 YW176 2003-12-16 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
288478 Fahlman 2004 FA17 2004-03-16 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
154660 Kavelaars 2004 FX29 et al 2004-03-29 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
157194 Saddlemyer 2004 QR16 2004-03-29 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
144769 Zachariassen 2004 HO20 2004-04-19 Glinos, T. & Levy, D. H. Jarnac
117032 Davidlane 2004 JN20 2004-05-14 Glinos, T. et al Jarnac
197856 Tafelmusik 2004 QH16 2004-08-21 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea