Maunder minimum

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the Maunder minimum

  1. (astronomy) The period between 1645 and 1715 marked by records and other indications of very low levels of sunspot activity of Earth's sun, corresponding to a period of global cooling.

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Maunder minimum (plural Maunder minimums or Maunder minima)

  1. (astronomy) A similar period observed on another star.