sunspots {datasets}R Documentation

Monthly Sunspot Numbers, 1749-1983

Description

Monthly mean relative sunspot numbers from 1749 to 1983. Collected at Swiss Federal Observatory, Zurich until 1960, then Tokyo Astronomical Observatory.

Usage

sunspots

Format

A time series of monthly data from 1749 to 1983.

Source

Andrews, D. F. and Herzberg, A. M. (1985) Data: A Collection of Problems from Many Fields for the Student and Research Worker. New York: Springer-Verlag.

See Also

sunspot.month has a longer (and a bit different) series.

Examples

plot(sunspots, main = "sunspots data", xlab = "Year",
     ylab = "Monthly sunspot numbers")

[Package datasets version 2.1.0 Index]