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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. Date Discoverersort icon Disc. Place
7317 Cabot 1940 ED 1940-03-12 Kulin, G. Budapest
5621 Erb 1990 SG4 1990-09-23 Lawrence, K.J. Palomar
223950 Mississauga 2004 XY35 2004-12-09 Levy, D.H. & W. Jarnac
20818 Karmadiraju 2000 TQ54 2000-10-01 LINEAR Socorro
20855 Arifawan 2000 VV27 2000-11-11 LINEAR Socorro
20856 Hamzabari 2000 VT28 2000-11-11 LINEAR Socorro
20883 Gervais 2000 VD58 2000-11-03 LINEAR Socorro
20888 Siyueguo 2000 WB14 2000-11-20 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
25554 Jayaranjan 1999 XG169 1999-12-10 LINEAR Socorro
25555 Ratnavarma 1999 XJ169 1999-12-10 LINEAR Socorro
26386 Adelinacozma 1999 RC171 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
26546 Arulmani 2000 DH41 2000-02-29 LINEAR Socorro
23069 Kapps 1999 XR64 1999-12-07 LINEAR Socorro
23113 Aaronhakim 2000 AE13 2000-01-03 LINEAR Socorro
23199 Bezdek 2000 RB92 2000-09-03 LINEAR Socorro
23220 Yalemichaels 2000 VO28 2000-11-01 LINEAR Socorro