Happy Birthday Annie Jump Cannon

In case you haven’t checked out the google homepage, they are making a tribute to Annie Jump Cannon, whose birthday is today.

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Cannon was an American astronomer whose cataloging work was instrumental in the development of contemporary stellar classification. She was the first to attempt to organize/classify stars based on temperature

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