Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941), sitting at desk

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0647]

Creator: Cannon, Annie Jump

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

First hired by Harvard College Observatory to carry out astronomical calculations, Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) eventually became one of the foremost American astronomers, known especially for her work on variable stars. This photograph shows her at her desk at the observatory.

Subject

  • Cannon, Annie Jump 1863-1941
  • Harvard College Observatory

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Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Topic

  • Women scientists
  • Variable stars
  • Astronomy
  • Women scientists
  • Astronomy
  • Variable stars

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0647]

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