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Asteroids with a Canadian Connection

Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 433 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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433 asteroids selected from 433 available.
Number Name Designation Disc. Datesort icon Discoverer Disc. Place
14595 Peaker 1998 SW32 1998-09-23 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
246913 Slocum 1998 SU63 1998-09-23 Aikman, G.C.L. Dominion Astrophysical Observatory
14143 Hadfield 1998 SQ18 1998-09-18 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12566 Derichardson 1998 SH54 1998-09-16 LONEOS Anderson Mesa
14574 Payette 1998 QR58 1998-08-30 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
21563 Chetgervais 1998 QW95 1998-08-19 LINEAR Socorro
25035 Scalesse 1998 QN33 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro
25036 Elizabethof 1998 QT36 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro
25038 Matebezdek 1998 QK37 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro
25039 Chensun 1998 QF38 1998-08-17 LINEAR Socorro
79117 Brydonejack 1998 QC1 1998-08-16 Shoemaker, C.S & E.M. Palomar
100940 Maunder 1998 MM47 1998-06-28 Elst, E.W. ESO
13700 Connors 1998 MM36 1998-06-26 Spacewatch Kitt Peak
12513 Niven 1998 HC20 1998-04-27 Comba, P.G. Prescott
23728 Jasonmorrow 1998 HV63 1998-04-21 LINEAR Socorro
11715 Harperclark 1998 HA75 1998-04-21 LINEAR Socorro
23722 Gulak 1998 HD32 1998-04-20 LINEAR Socorro
12500 Desngai 1998 FB49 1998-03-20 LINEAR Socorro
29565 Glenngould 1998 FD et al 1998-03-17 Boeuf, M. Les Tardieux
19393 Davidthompson 1998 DT33 1998-02-27 Elst, E.W. ESO