facula


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a bright spot on a planet

a large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots

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Last year another Dawn team, using the spacecraft's infrared spectrometer, found infrared absorption bands due to carbonates in Cerealia Facula.
4 In primis igitur in lumine prodiit Leander, qui tanquam facula ardens ignitum eloquium a mentis precordiis eructabat et euentus presulis dignitate Yspalensem metropolim baculo pastorali cum suis aliis suburbanis per rectum iter preceptorum domini dirigebat.
The region, called Sotra Facula, includes a 1,000-meter-high peak and a 1,500-meter- deep pit, both shown in this false-color image (green highlights possible volcanic areas, blue marks sand dunes).
2 lat < facula < fax, tea: hoguera que se enciende en las calles de Valencia la noche del 18 de marzo, vispera de la festividad de san Jose.
los articulos correspondientes a las voces Anillo de Saturno, banda, creciente, dicotoma, eclipse, facula, fase, Jupiter, luna, manchas del Sol, manchas de Luna, Marte, Mercurio, observar, Saturno, Sol y Venus, asi como la informacion, identica, que aparece en las Conclusiones de 1748 (42-43).
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