bright points

bright points

[′brīt ‚pȯins]
(astronomy)
Relatively small regions on the sun, distributed uniformly over the solar disk, from which there is increased x-ray and ultraviolet emission, having lifetimes on the order of 8 hours.
References in classic literature ?
Thus at the North have I chased Leviathan round and round the Pole with the revolutions of the bright points that first defined him to me.
As yet the knights held their long lances upright, their bright points glancing to the sun, and the streamers with which they were decorated fluttering over the plumage of the helmets.
For the time being all bright points in his life were blotted out; all prominences leveled.
The stars looked like bright points on the black sky.
Maintenance points aclairages bright points fixed on towers at a height of 15 to 30 meters.
It's up to us to find other areas, other outlets when that happens and there were some bright points but we didn't manage to create the golden chances to get us goals.
Williams was perhaps one of the only bright points, collecting his own kick through to finish superbly.
If you tried hard to see them, there were some bright points.
New research that uses data from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, to track bright points in the solar atmosphere and magnetic signatures on the sun's surface offers a way to probe the star's depths faster than ever before.
But it would not take much from Boro to get the Bloomfield Road faithful's backs up again, and Ince is hoping they will have plenty of bright points to shout about when they face Aitor Karanka's side on the North-west coast.
There had been few bright points during a tepid first half, but the hosts would have led had Jonjo Shelvey kept his composure.
focuses light, and the bright points burst into flame, from morning to