Definition of Facula in English :

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Facula meaning in English

Meaning of Facula in English

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1. facula

a bright spot on a planet

2. facula

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

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noun plural -lae (-ˌliː)
any of the bright areas on the sun's surface, usually appearing just before a sunspot and subject to the same 11-year cycle

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n. pl. fac·u·lae (-lē)
Any of various large bright spots or veined patches on the surface of a planet or other solar system body, or on the sun's photosphere.

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