Annie Jump Cannon
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Annie Jump Cannon

American astronomer

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Annie Jump Cannon was an American 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 and spectral types. She was nearly deaf throughout her career. She was a suffragist and a member of the National Women's Party.

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Wellesley College
Wellesley College

Private women's liberal arts college in Massachusetts

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Radcliffe College

Former women's college in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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#407 World Rank #103 USA Rank
Physics