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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 418 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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418 asteroids selected from 418 available.
Number Name Designationsort icon Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
240022 Demitra 2001 TR258 2001-10-15 NEAT Palomar
108382 Karencilevitz 2001 KM21 2001-05-18 Collins, M. et al Anza
107638 Wendyfreedman 2001 EU13 2001-03-15 Healy, D. Junk Bond Observatory
158092 Frasercain 2000 WM68 2000-11-28 Medkeff, J. Junk Bond Observatory
63129 Courtemanche 2000 WH183 2000-11-30 Sposetti, S. Gnosca
71885 Denning 2000 WD 2000-11-16 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
20888 Siyueguo 2000 WB14 2000-11-20 LINEAR Socorro
20855 Arifawan 2000 VV27 2000-11-11 LINEAR Socorro
20856 Hamzabari 2000 VT28 2000-11-11 LINEAR Socorro
23220 Yalemichaels 2000 VO28 2000-11-01 LINEAR Socorro
20883 Gervais 2000 VD58 2000-11-03 LINEAR Socorro
20818 Karmadiraju 2000 TQ54 2000-10-01 LINEAR Socorro
20789 Hughgrant 2000 SU44 2000-09-28 Juels, C.W. Fountain Hills
23199 Bezdek 2000 RB92 2000-09-03 LINEAR Socorro
81915 Hartwick 2000 NS11 2000-07-15 Balam, D.D. Victoria
60622 Pritchet 2000 FK8 2000-03-30 Balam, D.D. Victoria
28538 Ruisong 2000 DY106 2000-02-29 LINEAR Socorro
16217 Peterbroughton 2000 DR13 et al 2000-02-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
26546 Arulmani 2000 DH41 2000-02-29 LINEAR Socorro
50412 Ewen 2000 DG1 2000-02-26 Yeung, W.K.Y. Calgary