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Annie Jump Cannon
Annie Jump Cannon is an American astronomer whose cataloging contributes to the development of contemporary star classifications. Along with Edward C. Pickering, he is credited with the creator of the Harvard Classification Scheme, the first serious attempt to organize and classify stars according to their temperature and spectral type. She has been mostly deaf throughout her career. She is a suffering man and a member of the National Women's Party.
BornDecember 11, 1863, Dover, Delaware, U.S.
DiedApril 13, 1941, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Alma materWellesley College, Wilmington Conference Academy, Radcliffe College
Known forStellar classification
InfluencesSarah Frances Whiting, American physicist and astronomer
Notable awardsHenry Draper Medal (1931)

About Annie Jump Cannon

Astronomer Annie Jump Cannon was born in Dover, Delaware, United States on December 11, 1863. She dies at the age of 77, on April 13, 1941.

American astronomer who, with Edward C. Pickering, co-created the Harvard Classification Scheme, which had a considerable impact on modern stellar classification. She was the first woman elected to the board of directors of the American Astronomical Society.

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Annie Jump Cannon before becoming famous

Annie Jump Cannon was born in the Zodiac sign Sagittarius (The Centaur/Archer), and 1863 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Pig (豬).

She contracted scarlet fever at Wellesley College, which rendered her mostly deaf.

Achievement of Annie Jump Cannon

After classifying 230,000 celestial bodies, she earned the nickname"Census Taker of the Sky".

Annie Jump Cannon's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Her father, Wilson Lee Cannon, was a shipbuilder and state legislator.

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She graduated from Wellesley College, as did First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Annie Jump Cannon Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Annie Jump Cannon updated on March 18 2023.