Sentence Examples

  • Surrounding sunspots are bright patches known as faculae.
  • In the neighbourhood surrounding the penumbra the granules appear to be packed more closely, forming brilliant patches called faculae.
  • It is necessary to suppose, if the analogy is to hold, that the sun is brightest when sunspots and faculae are most numerous; this is by no means unlikely.
  • It is therefore perhaps misleading actually to class the sun with them; but it seems highly probable that whatever cause produces the periodic outbursts of spots and faculae on our sun differs only in degree from that which, in stars under a different physical condition of pressure and temperature, results in the gigantic conflagrations which we have been considering.
  • Including prominences, spots, faculae and flocculi, and p even the eleven-year period.

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