Annie Jump Cannon

Annie Jump Cannon bio

Birth Name: Annie Jump Cannon

Occupation: Astronomer

Place Of Birth: Dover

Date Of Birth: December 11, 1863

Date Of Death: April 13, 1941

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Annie Jump Cannon was born on the 11th of December, 1863. She was known for being a Astronomer. 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.

Annie Jump Cannon was born in Dover. She battled scarlet fever while a student at Wellesley College, leaving her mostly deaf. She classified 230,000 stellar bodies, which earned her the nickname of “Census Taker of the Sky.”

Annie Jump Cannon was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Annie Jump Cannon was born in 1860s.

Annie Jump Cannon is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Annie Jump Cannon’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Annie Jump Cannon’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Annie Jump Cannon kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Annie Jump Cannon was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Annie Jump Cannon
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: Annie Jump Cannon was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Annie Jump Cannon was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under 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.

Ruling Planet: Annie Jump Cannon had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Annie Jump Cannon’s birth sign is Sagittarius and she had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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