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Annie Scott Dill Maunder

was born 154 years ago

14 April 1868

Annie Scott Dill Maunder was a Northern Irish astronomer and mathematician who studied the mathematical tripos at Cambridge then worked at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. She was the first to find evidence of the movement of sunspot emergence from the poles toward the equator over the sun's 11-year cycle.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Maunder/