a. jump cannon

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Cannon   (kān'ən)  Pronunciation Key 
American astronomer noted for her work on classifying stellar spectra. Cannon classified the spectra of 225,300 stars brighter than magnitude 8.5, as well as 130,000 fainter stars.
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