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.
- Typing part or all of a name in the quick search box allows you to quickly find a particular asteroid.
- Clicking on the asteroid number will take you to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's orbit applet.
- Clicking on any asteroid name will show you full information about that asteroid, including an expanded citation.
|Number||Name||Designation||Disc. Date||Discoverer||Disc. Place|
|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|
|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|