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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 435 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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435 asteroids selected from 435 available.
Numbersort icon Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
314988 Sireland 2006 XO67 2006-12-13 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
315012 Hutchings 2007 BD31 2007-01-20 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
315186 Schade 2007 LD30 2007-06-11 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
325973 Cardinal 2010 VJ159 2006-12-13 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
332324 Bobmcdonald 2006 XN67 2006-12-12 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
339223 Stongemorin 2004 TN325 2004-10-13 Jarnac
340891 Londoncommorch 2007 CO54 2007-02-14 Ye, Q.-Z & Lin, C.-S. Lulin
350185 Linnell 2011 UA260 2006-06-03 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
358376 Gwyn 2006 XT67 2006-12-13 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
362793 Suetolson 2011 WQ140 2006-08-23 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
378204 Bettyhesser 2006 YF49 2006-12-26 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
380480 Glennhawley 2003 YW176 2003-12-16 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
381260 Ouellette 2007 TD166 2007-10-11 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
383417 DAO 2006 UY216 2006-10-23 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea
402920 Tsawout 2007 TH142 2007-10-07 Balam, D.D. Mauna Kea