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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.
Number Name Designation Disc. Date Discoverer Disc. Placesort icon
9070 Ensab 1993 OZ2 1993-07-23 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
9995 Alouette 4805 P-L 1960-09-24 van Houten, C.J. et al Palomar
10060 Amymilne 1988 GL 1988-04-12 Shoemaker, C.S. & E.M. Palomar
10332 Défi 1991 JT1 1991-05-13 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
12272 Geddylee 1990 SZ3 1990-09-22 Roman, B. Palomar
13057 Jorgenson 1990 VF8 1990-11-13 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
13111 Papacosmas 1993 OW1 1993-07-2 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
16666 Liroma 1993 XL1 1993-12-07 Shoemaker, C.S. Palomar
19155 Lifeson 1990 SX3 1990-09-22 Roman, B. Palomar
23469 Neilpeart 1990 SY3 1990-09-22 Roman, B. Palomar
27810 Daveturner 1993 OC2 1993-07-23 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
30840 JackAlice 1991 GC2 1991-04-15 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
55755 Blythe 1991 TB15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65696 Pierrehenry 1991 TP15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65697 Paulandrew 1991 TU15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
65698 Emmarochelle 1991 TP16 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
73703 Billings 1991 TL15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
73704 Hladiuk 1991 TW15 1991-10-06 Lowe, A. Palomar
78431 Kemble 2002 QJ50 2002-08-16 Lowe, A. Palomar
78434 Dyer 2002 QL58 2002-08-17 Lowe, A. Palomar