Annie Jump Cannon

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Annie Jump Cannon
Annie Jump Cannon 1922 Portrait.jpg
Annie Jump Cannon in 1922
Born11 December 1863(1863-12-11)
Dover, Delaware, U.S.[1]
Died13 Apryle 1941(1941-04-13) (aged 77)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
NaitionalityAmerican
Alma materWellesley College, Wilmington Conference Academy, Radcliffe College
Kent forStellar clessification
AwairdsHenry Draper Medal (1931)
Scientific career
InfluencesSarah Frances Whiting, American physicist and astronomer

Annie Jump Cannon (/ˈkænən/; 11 December 1863 – 13 Apryle 1941) wis an American astronomer that's catalogin wark wis instrumental in the development o contemporar stellar clessification.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Reynolds 2004, p. 18.
  2. "This Month in Physics History". www.aps.org (in Inglis). Retrieved 2020-04-18.