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Cannon, Annie Jump, 1863-1941

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Personal name headingCannon, Annie Jump, 1863-1941
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Birth date18631211
Death date19410413
Place of birthDover (Del.)
Place of deathCambridge (Mass.)
Field of activityAstronomy Stars--Classification
AffiliationWellesley College Radcliffe Observatory Harvard College Observatory
Profession or occupationAstronomers
Found inNUCMC data from Delaware Art Museum for Her Letters, 1940-1941 (Annie Jump Cannon, 1863-1941; native of Dover, Del.; astronomer; graduate from Wellesley College; worked at the Radcliffe Observatory and began working at the Harvard Observatory in 1897; Cannon specialized in spectral photography and developed a system for classifying stars)
Wikipedia, April 30, 2014 (Annie Jump Cannon; born December 11, 1863, Dover, Delaware; died April 13, 1941 in Cambridge, Mass; astronomer whose cataloging work was instrumental in the development of contemporary stellar classification. With Edward C. Pickering, she is credited with the creation of the Harvard Classification Scheme, which was the first serious attempt to organize and classify stars based on their temperatures)
Associated languageeng