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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

Private women's liberal arts college in Massachusetts

Wesley College

Liberal arts college in Delaware, United States

Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Radcliffe College

Former women's college in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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#101 World Rank
Physics