facula

Definitions of facula
  1. noun
    a bright spot on a planet
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    type of:
    dapple, fleck, maculation, patch, speckle, spot
    a small contrasting part of something
  2. noun
    a large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots
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    type of:
    dapple, fleck, maculation, patch, speckle, spot
    a small contrasting part of something
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