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Annie Scott Dill Maunder

died 75 years ago

15 September 1947

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/