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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|Number||Name||Designation||Disc. Date||Discoverer||Disc. Place|
|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|