Solar Physics

, Volume 207, Issue 2, pp 219–222 | Cite as

A Measure of the Solar Rotation During the Maunder Minimum

  • J.M. Vaquero
  • F. Sánchez-bajo
  • M.C. Gallego


In this paper we present a measure of the synodic solar rotation rate derived from an analysis of a Flamsteed drawing, corroborating the decrease of the solar rotation in the deep Maunder minimum (1666–1700).


Rotation Rate Solar Rotation Maunder Minimum Solar Rotation Rate Synodic Solar Rotation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J.M. Vaquero
    • 1
  • F. Sánchez-bajo
    • 2
  • M.C. Gallego
    • 3
  1. 1.Departamento de Física, Escuela PolitécnicaUniversidad de ExtremaduraCáceresSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Electrónica e Ingeniería Electromecánica, Escuela de Ingenierías IndustrialesUniversidad de ExtremaduraBadajozSpain
  3. 3.Departamento de Física, Facultad de CienciasUniversidad de ExtremaduraBadajozSpain

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