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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 435 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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435 asteroids selected from 435 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverersort icon Disc. Place
6081 Cloutis 1981 EE35 1981-03-02 Bus, S.J. Siding Spring
4831 Baldwin 1988 RX11 1988-09-14 Bus, S.J. Cerro Tololo
7754 Gopalan 1989 TT11 1989-10-02 Bus, S.J. Cerro Tololo
8139 Paulabell 1980 UM1 1980-10-31 Bus, S.J. Palomar
8996 Waynedwards 1981 EC10 1981-03-01 Bus, S.J. Siding Spring
9279 Seager 1981 EY12 1981-03-01 Bus, S.J. Siding Spring
9281 Weryk 1981 EJ15 1981-03-01 Bus, S.J. Siding Spring
1991 Darwin 1967 JL 1967-05-06 Cesco, C.U. & Klemola, A.R. El Leoncito
1770 Schlesinger 1967 JR 1967-05-10 Cesco, C.U. & Klemola, A.R. El Leoncito
5661 Hildebrand 1977 PO1 1977-08-14 Chernykh, N.S. Nauchnyj
8785 Boltwood 1978 RR1 1978-09-05 Chernykh, N.S. Nauchnyj
2849 Shklovskij 1976 GN3 1976-04-01 Chernykh, N.S. Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
172529 Offenberger 2005 JH91 2005-05-10 Christophe, B. Saint-Sulpice
215886 Barryarnold 2005 FP 2005-03-16 Christophe, B. Saint-Sulpice
32207 Mairepercy 1999 HH11 et al 2000-07-28 Collins, M. et al Anza
32208 Johnpercy 1996 TQ59 et al 2000-07-28 Collins, M. et al Anza
108382 Karencilevitz 2001 KM21 2001-05-18 Collins, M. et al Anza
12513 Niven 1998 HC20 1998-04-27 Comba, P.G. Prescott
18560 Coxeter 1997 EO7 1997-03-07 Comba, P.G. Prescott
4843 Mégantic 1990 DR4 1990-02-28 Debehogne, H. La Silla