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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.
Number Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Placesort icon
29982 Sarahwu 1999 TT31 1999-10-04 LINEAR Socorro
29660 Jessmacalpine 1998 WE20 1998-11-18 LINEAR Socorro
7465 Munkanber 1989 UA3 1989-10-31 Manning, B.G.W. Stakenbridge
695 Bella 1909 JB 1909-11-07 Metcalf, J.H. Taunton, MA
2104 Toronto 1963 PD 1963-08-15 Kamper, K.W. Tautenberg
1983 Bok 1975 LB 1975-06-09 Roemer, E. Tucson
3166 Klondike 1940 FG 1940-03-30 Väisälä, Y. Turku
3497 Innanen 1941 HJ 1941-04-19 Oterma, L. Turku
1448 Lindbladia 1938 DF 1938-02-16 Vaisala, Y. Turku
6886 Grote 1942 CG 1942-02-11 Oterma, L. Turku
7267 Victormeen 1943 DF 1943-02-23 Oterma, L. Turku
2213 Meeus 1935 SO1 1935-09-24 Delporte, E. Uccle
1560 Strattonia 1942 XB 1942-12-02 Delporte, E. Uccle
1280 Baillauda 1933 QB 1933-08-18 Delporte, E. Uccle
45580 Renéracine 2000 CB81 et al 2000-02-10 Bergeron, D. Val-des-Bois
74503 Madola 1999 DN4 1999-02-23 Bergeron, D. Val-des-Bois
4789 Sprattia 1987 UU2 1987-10-20 Balam, D.D. Victoria
6532 Scarfe 1995 AC 1995-01-04 Balam, D.D. Victoria
7840 Hendrika 1994 TL3 1994-10-05 Aikman, G.C.L. Victoria
7886 Redman 1993 PE 1993-08-12 Balam, D.D. Victoria