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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.
Number Name Designationsort icon Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
3314 Beals 1981 FH 1981-03-30 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
6204 MacKenzie 1981 JB3 1981-05-06 Shoemaker, C.S. Palomar
3748 Tatum 1981 JQ 1981-05-03 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3023 Heard 1981 JS 1981-05-05 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2434 Bateson 1981 KA 1981-05-27 Gilmore, A.C. & Kilmartin, P.M. Mount John University Observatory
4021 Dancey 1981 QD2 1981-08-30 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
5272 Dickinson 1981 QH2 1981-08-30 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3163 Randi 1981 QM 1981-08-28 Kowal, C.T. Palomar
4143 Huziak 1981 QN1 1981-08-29 Taff, L.G. Socorro
3944 Halliday 1981 WP1 1981-11-24 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
4276 Clifford 1981 XA 1981-12-02 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2904 Millman 1981 YB 1981-12-20 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3749 Balam 1982 BG1 1982-01-24 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
4113 Rascana 1982 BQ 1982-01-18 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2602 Moore 1982 BR 1982-01-24 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2905 Plaskett 1982 BZ2 1982-01-24 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2635 Huggins 1982 DS 1982-02-21 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
2710 Veverka 1982 FQ 1982-03-23 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
65657 Hube 1982 QB4 1982 Aug. 16 Lowe, A. Siding Spring
3658 Feldman 1982 TR 1982-10-13 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa