Asteroid (3673) Levy [Winchester Observatory image] This is a list of 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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Number Name Designation Discovery Discoverer Observatory
11764 Benbaillaud 6531 P-L 1960-09-24 van Houten, C.J. et al Palomar
11762 Vogel 6044 P-L 1960-09-24 van Houten, C.J. et al. Palomar
11715 Harperclark 1998 HA75 1998-04-21 LINEAR Socorro
11675 Billboyle 1998 CP2 1998-02-15 Antonini, P. Bedoin
10870 Gwendolen 1996 SY4 1996-09-25 Aikman, G.C.L. Victoria
10593 Susannesandra 1996 QQ1 1996-08-25 Sandness, R.G. King City
10448 Schawlow 4314 T-3 1977-10-16 van Houten, C.J. et al Palomar
10332 Défi 1991 JT1 1991-05-13 Shoemaker, C.S. et al Palomar
10060 Amymilne 1988 GL 1988-04-12 Shoemaker, C.S. & E.M. Palomar
9995 Alouette 4805 P-L 1960-09-24 van Houten, C.J. et al Palomar


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