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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 Discoverersort icon Disc. Place
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
23722 Gulak 1998 HD32 1998-04-20 LINEAR Socorro
23728 Jasonmorrow 1998 HV63 1998-04-21 LINEAR Socorro
21653 Davidwang 1999 OH3 1999-07-22 LINEAR Socorro
21563 Chetgervais 1998 QW95 1998-08-19 LINEAR Socorro
21614 Grochowski 1999 JW75 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
21615 Guardamano 1999 JQ76 1999-05-10 LINEAR Socorro
21712 Obaid 1999 RL96 1999-09-07 LINEAR Socorro
21729 Kimrichards 1999 RE137 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro
21758 Adrianveres 1999 RT196 1999-09-08 LINEAR Socorro
21829 Kaylacornale 1999 TZ92 1999-10-02 LINEAR Socorro
20593 Freilich 1999 RM180 1999-09-09 LINEAR Socorro