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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 434 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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434 asteroids selected from 434 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Datesort icon Discoverer Disc. Place
21758 Adrianveres 1999 RT196 1999-09-08 LINEAR Socorro
21712 Obaid 1999 RL96 1999-09-07 LINEAR Socorro
70207 Davidunlap 1999 RP33 1999-09-04 Wolf, M. & White, M. Anza
12125 Jamesjones 1999 RS4 1999-09-03 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
21653 Davidwang 1999 OH3 1999-07-22 LINEAR Socorro
21614 Grochowski 1999 JW75 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
21615 Guardamano 1999 JQ76 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
17086 Ruima 1999 JH18 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
17088 Giupalazzolo 1999 JF19 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
17079 Lavrovsky 1999 HD9 1999-04-17 LINEAR Socorro
17066 Ginagallant 1999 GG18 1999-04-15 LINEAR Socorro
16037 Sheehan 1999 GX8 1999-04-10 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
17072 Athiviraham 1999 GT31 1999-04-07 LINEAR Socorro
17073 Alexblank 1999 GX34 1999-04-06 LINEAR Socorro
17050 Weiskopf 1999 FX45 1999-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
17051 Oflynn 1999 FW46 1999-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
17042 Madiraju 1999 FG30 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17044 Mubdirahman 1999 FZ30 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17046 Kenway 1999 FM33 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro
17049 Miron 1999 FJ34 1999-03-19 LINEAR Socorro