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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|Number||Name||Designation||Disc. Date||Discoverer||Disc. Place|
|1065||Amundsenia||1926 PD||1926-08-04||Belyavskij, S.I.||Simeïs|
|1031||Arctica||1924 RR||1924-06-06||Belyavskij, S.I.||Simeïs|
|1024||Hale||1923 YO13||1923-12-02||van Biesbroeck, G.||Williams Bay|
|1021||Flammario||1924 RG||1924-03-11||Wolf, M.F.||Heidelberg|
|982||Franklina||1922 MD||1922-05-21||Wood, H.E.||Johannesburg (UO)|
|872||Holda||1917 BZ||1917-05-21||Wolf, M. F.||Heidelberg|
|856||Backlunda||1916 S30||1916-04-03||Belyavskij, S.I.||Simeïs|
|855||Newcombia||1916 ZP||1916-04-03||Belyavskij, S.I.||Simeïs|
|834||Burnhamia||1916 AD||1916-09-20||Wolf, M. F.||Heidelberg|
|819||Barnardiana||1916 ZA||1916-03-03||Wolf, M.F.||Heidelberg|
|784||Pickeringia||1914 UM||1914-03-20||Metcalf, J.H.||Winchester|
|729||Watsonia||1912 OD||1912-02-09||Metcalf, J.H.||Winchester|
|695||Bella||1909 JB||1909-11-07||Metcalf, J.H.||Taunton, MA|