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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
74503 Madola 1999 DN4 1999-02-23 Bergeron, D. Val-des-Bois
15068 Wiegert 1999 AJ20 1999-01-13 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14203 Hocking 1998 YT20 1998-12-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14654 Rajivgupta 1998 YV16 1998-12-22 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
28210 Howardfeng 1998 XF63 1998-12-14 LINEAR Socorro
13808 Davewilliams 1998 XG24 1998-12-11 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15045 Walesdymond 1998 XY21 1998-12-10 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
13806 Darmstrong 1998 XM6 1998-12-08 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
29659 Zeyuliu 1998 WY17 1998-11-21 LINEAR Socorro
29660 Jessmacalpine 1998 WE20 1998-11-18 LINEAR Socorro
14619 Plotkin 1998 UF9 1998-10-16 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
26314 Škvorecký 1998 UJ1 1998-10-16 Tichá, J. et al Klet'
14164 Hennigar 1998 TH29 1998-10-15 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
15025 UWOntario 1998 TX28 1998-10-15 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14163 Johnchapman 1998 TY20 1998-10-13 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
13745 Mikecosta 1998 SL42 1998-09-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14146 Hughmaclean 1998 SP42 1998-09-28 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14148 Jimchamberlin 1998 SO45 1998-09-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
13748 Radaly 1998 SC46 1998-09-25 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
14595 Peaker 1998 SW32 1998-09-23 Spacewatch Kitt Peak