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A dark splotch was concentrated over the star’s southern hemisphere.
DUST AND A COLD SPELL ON BETELGEUSE COULD EXPLAIN WHY THE GIANT STAR DIMMEDLISA GROSSMANJUNE 16, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The splotches showed up in pictures of the galaxy taken by the Spitzer Space Telescope.
THE MILKY WAY’S ‘YELLOWBALLS’ ARE CLUSTERS OF BABY STARSLISA GROSSMANJUNE 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In the sun’s case, those dark splotches, called sunspots, mark the sites of magnetic activity on the surface.
BETELGEUSE WENT DARK, BUT DIDN’T GO SUPERNOVA. WHAT HAPPENED?LISA GROSSMANNOVEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The December image shows a dark splotch, a dimming, over Betelgeuse’s southern hemisphere.
BETELGEUSE WENT DARK, BUT DIDN’T GO SUPERNOVA. WHAT HAPPENED?LISA GROSSMANNOVEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The team points to splotches of color on leaves of tobacco plants carrying the cotton genes as likely evidence they’ll take.
SCIENTISTS GENE-HACK COTTON PLANTS TO MAKE THEM EVERY COLOR OF THE RAINBOWJASON DORRIERAUGUST 11, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
The yellow box in which Lil carried her costumes was a splotch of color against the white fur robes.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
A splotch of blood showed on his head just back of the ear, where he had crashed against a corner of the chest.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Sam O'Neill stood picking at a splotch on the ancient plaster, with strong, yellow-gloved hands.
V. V.'S EYESHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
On her finger was a huge emerald ring, a splotch of crème de menthe spilt on the whiteness of her hand.
BALLOONSELIZABETH BIBESCO
The Confederate was on his back; his jacket was open; his shirt showed a great red splotch right on his breast.
WHO GOES THERE?BLACKWOOD KETCHAM BENSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPLOTCH

  • besmirch
  • bespatter
  • blot
  • blotch
  • dapple
  • dirty
  • dot
  • fleck
  • maculate
  • marble
  • mottle
  • pepper
  • pimple
  • soil
  • spatter
  • speck
  • speckle
  • splash
  • splotch
  • stipple
  • streak
  • stripe
  • stud
  • sully
  • taint
  • tarnish
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