American astronomer who greatly impacted contemporary stellar classification when she created the Harvard Classification Scheme with Edward C. Pickering. She was the first woman elected as an officer of the American Astronomical Society.
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|FULL NAME:||Annie Jump Cannon|
|BIRTH DATE:||December 11, 1863|
|AGE:||156 years old|
Annie Jump Cannon is a Astronomer. Her father, Wilson Lee Cannon, was a shipbuilder and state senator. She battled scarlet fever while a student at Wellesley College, leaving her mostly deaf.
DID YOU KNOW She classified 230,000 stellar bodies, which earned her the nickname of “Census Taker of the Sky.”
FACT She was among many famous Wellesley College alumnae, a list that would later include Hillary Rodham Clinton .
Currently, Annie Jump Cannon is 156 years old. She will celebrate her 157th birthday on a Friday, December 11th. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Annie Jump Cannon’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius’s life pursuit is to live the good life and a secret desire to make a difference in the world. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, being constrained and off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are: generous, idealistic, great sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, very impatient and will say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius are Gemini and Aries.
Annie Jump Cannon was born in the Year of the Pig. People with this sign are nice and good-mannered. They’re always forgiving of other people’s mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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