spot group

spot group

[′spät ‚grüp]
(astrophysics)
A complex formation of the sun's surface consisting of a sunspot with several umbrae surrounded by a single penumbra, or of several sunspots which are close together and clearly associated.
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Worldwide GIZ has more than 16 000 people worldwide - more than 80% are based outside Germany, including the busy spot group of so-called national personnel.
Seeing an opening in the market that needed to be filled, Morrow launched Spot Group LLC which "fills a void in major cities nationwide where luxury residential buildings are prevalent.
A patch of plage was also seen to the NE of the spot group on Sept 21, 22 & 23.
Spain were sluggish in their 1-0 win over Croatia which secured top spot Group C with seven points from their three games, having opened with a draw against Italy.
These are the first assessments in the US for spot Group 3 base oils - the key component in high-end engine lubricants.
FIGURE 5: CUMULATIVE NUMBERS SPOT GROUP DIFFERENCE Number of Lamps Replaced 9,897 11,728 1,831 Replacement Labor $98,970 $47,290 $51,680 Added Lamp Cost for Group Relamping 1,831 Lamps x $2 per Lamp ($3,662) Total Projected Savings $48,018
By July 12 the solar disk was dominated by this imposing spot group straddling the CM.
These are the first price assessments in the world for spot Group 3 base oils -- the key ingredient for high-end engine lubricants.
Nicholls reported flares from this spot group on May 9, 11, 12 & 14.
At its booth at CES 2007, the Microsoft SPOT Group showed the latest MSN Direct products, including the following:
A fuzzy filament was associated with AR1410 to the north of the spot group on Feb 1 and another filament, thick at its northern and southern ends was preceding ARs 1410 and 1413, aligned north-south.
In addition, the SPOT Group plans to develop MSN Direct-enabled devices with Oregon Scientific, an industry leader in the design and development of innovative consumer products, and with MZ Berger, an industry leader in the U.