Definition of Maunder minimum in English:

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Maunder minimum

Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːndə/
A prolonged minimum in sunspot activity on the sun between about 1645 and 1715, which coincided with the Little Ice Age in the northern hemisphere.


1970s: named after Edward W. Maunder (1851–1928), English astronomer.

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