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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.
Numbersort icon Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Place
60622 Pritchet 2000 FK8 2000-03-30 Balam, D.D. Victoria
55755 Blythe 1991 TB15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
50412 Ewen 2000 DG1 2000-02-26 Yeung, W.K.Y. Calgary
48774 Anngower 1997 PO2 1997-08-10 Balam, D.D. Victoria
45580 Renéracine 2000 CB81 et al 2000-02-10 Bergeron, D. Val-des-Bois
39791 Jameshesser 1997 PH4 1997-08-13 Balam, D.D. Victoria
35165 Québec 1993 QF1 1993-08-16 Elst, E.W. Caussols
32208 Johnpercy 1996 TQ59 et al 2000-07-28 Collins, M. et al Anza
32207 Mairepercy 1999 HH11 et al 2000-07-28 Collins, M. et al Anza
30840 JackAlice 1991 GC2 1991-04-15 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
29565 Glenngould 1998 FD et al 1998-03-17 Boeuf, M. Les Tardieux
29348 Criswick 1995 FD 1995-03-28 Balam, D.D. Victoria
28538 Ruisong 2000 DY106 2000-02-29 LINEAR Socorro
28457 Chloeanassis 2000 AX143 2000-01-05 LINEAR Socorro
28353 Chrisnielsen 1999 FH32 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
28210 Howardfeng 1998 XF63 1998-12-14 LINEAR Socorro
27810 Daveturner 1993 OC2 1993-07-23 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
26546 Arulmani 2000 DH41 2000-02-29 LINEAR Socorro
26386 Adelinacozma 1999 RC171 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
26314 Škvorecký 1998 UJ1 1998-10-16 Tichá, J. et al Klet'