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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 432 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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432 asteroids selected from 432 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverersort icon Disc. Place
14959 TRIUMF 1996 JT3 1996-05-09 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15819 Alisterling 1994 SN9 1994-09-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15838 Auclair 1995 FU12 1995-03-27 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15846 Billfyfe 1995 UK28 1995-10-20 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15849 Billharper 1995 YM10 1995-12-18 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15851 Chrisfleming 1996 AD10 1996-01-13 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15887 Daveclark 1997 ER26 et al 1997-03-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15911 Davidgauthier 1997 TL21 1997-10-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15929 Ericlinton 1997 WQ11 1997-11-22 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15939 Fessenden 1997 YP8 1997-12-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15941 Stevegauthier 1997 YX15 1997-12-29 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
16192 Laird 2000 AU207 2000-01-04 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
16217 Peterbroughton 2000 DR13 et al 2000-02-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
16596 Stephenstrauss 1992 UN7 et al 1992-10-18 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
71482 Jennamarie 2000 BO30 2000-01-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
7355 Bottke 1995 HN2 1995-04-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
71885 Denning 2000 WD 2000-11-16 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
13748 Radaly 1998 SC46 1998-09-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15359 Dressler 1995 GV2 1995-04-02 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15364 Kenglover 1996 HT2 1996-04-17 Spacewatch Kitt Peak