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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. Datesort icon Discoverer Disc. Place
6115 Martinduncan 1984 SR2 1984-09-25 Skiff, B.A. Anderson Mesa
7638 Gladman 1984 UX 1984-10-26 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
4153 Roburnham 1985 JT1 1985-05-14 Shoemaker, C.S. & E.M. Palomar
12225 Yanfernández 1985 PQ 1985-08-14 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
3673 Levy 1985 QS 1985-08-22 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
4252 Godwin 1985 RG4 1985-09-11 Debehogne, H. ESO
4446 Carolyn 1985 TT 1985-10-15 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
7331 Balindblad 1985 TV 1985-10-15 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
5899 Jedicke 1978 EW3, 1986 AH, 1986 AR1 1986-01-09 Shoemaker, C.S. & E.M. Palomar
4089 Galbraith 1986 JG 1986-05-02 Palomar
4058 Cecilgreen 1986 JV 1986-05-04 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
4340 Dence 1986 JZ 1986-05-04 Shoemaker, C.S. & E.M. Palomar
4091 Lowe 1986 TL2 1986-10-07 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
4859 Fraknoi 1986 TJ2 1986-10-07 Bowell, E. Anderson Mesa
9161 Beaufort 1987 BZ1 1987-01-26 Elst, E.W. ESO
5953 Shelton 1987 HS 1987-04-25 Shoemaker, C.S. & E.M. Palomar
4789 Sprattia 1987 UU2 1987-10-20 Balam, D.D. Victoria
3797 Ching-Sung Yu 1987 YL 1987-12-22 Oak Ridge Observatory
3866 Langley 1988 BH4 1988-01-20 Debehogne, H. ESO
5061 McIntosh 1988 DJ 1988-02-22 McNaught, R.H. Siding Spring