By E. Walter Maunder
(Edward) Walter Maunder (12 April 1851 – 21 March 1928) was once a British astronomer top remembered for his research of sunspots and the sunlight magnetic cycle that ended in his id of the interval from 1645 to 1715 that's referred to now because the Maunder minimal.
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