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Title
Annie Jump Cannon notebooks, 1910-1914
Name/Creator
Cannon, Annie Jump, 1863-1941, creator
Harvard College Observatory
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[28 Provides access to page images of this portion of the collection.]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FCOR.HCO:2778444 
Digital Object
[73 Provides access to page images of this portion of the collection.]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FCOR.HCO:2778445 
Location
Networked Resource
Language
English
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Astronomy -- Observations

Category
Women in astronomy

Variable stars

Stars

Peru

Harvard College Observatory Expedition: Boyden Station, Arequipa, Peru, 1889-1927

Astronomical instruments and methodology

Cannon, Annie Jump, 1863-1941

Manuscripts and records

Field notes and notebooks

Note
In the early 1900s the 'computers' at the Harvard University Observatory were women, paid 25 cents an hour to pore over photographic plates taken with the University's telescope and to catalogue changes in the sizes and locations of stars.

Annie Jump Cannon notebooks, 1910-1914. Harvard College Observatory, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.