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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.

  • Typing part or all of a name in the quick search box allows you to quickly find a particular asteroid.
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  • Clicking on any asteroid name will show you full information about that asteroid, including an expanded citation.

 

433 asteroids selected from 433 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Placesort icon
10870 Gwendolen 1996 SY4 1996-09-25 Aikman, G.C.L. Victoria
11955 Russrobb 1994 CA1 1994-02-08 Balam, D.D. Victoria
20106 Morton 1995 QG 1995-08-20 Balam, D.D. Victoria
24899 Dominiona 1997 AU17 1997-01-14 Aikman, G.C.L. Victoria
29348 Criswick 1995 FD 1995-03-28 Balam, D.D. Victoria
39791 Jameshesser 1997 PH4 1997-08-13 Balam, D.D. Victoria
48774 Anngower 1997 PO2 1997-08-10 Balam, D.D. Victoria
60622 Pritchet 2000 FK8 2000-03-30 Balam, D.D. Victoria
81915 Hartwick 2000 NS11 2000-07-15 Balam, D.D. Victoria
1024 Hale 1923 YO13 1923-12-02 van Biesbroeck, G. Williams Bay
729 Watsonia 1912 OD 1912-02-09 Metcalf, J.H. Winchester
784 Pickeringia 1914 UM 1914-03-20 Metcalf, J.H. Winchester
241528 Tubman 2010 CA10 2010-02-08 WISE