Saturday, December 9

Saturn's eye

I missed the announcement in early November of a hurricane-like storm swirling on Saturn's south pole. The storm is centered directly over the poll and a large cloud wall can be seen. The images were taken by the Cassini spacecraft and this is the first time a storm like this has been seen on a planet other than Earth.

NASA has posted a montage of images of the eye. Below you can watch a short animation of this remarkable storm.


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