Gigantic Hurricane on Saturn

Cassini captures gigantic hurricane on Saturn in exquisite detail

Saturn, for example, has an odd hexagonal pattern in the clouds at its north pole, and when the planet tilted enough to illuminate it, the light revealed a giant hurricane embedded in the center of the hexagon. Scientists think the immense storm may have been there for years.

The photo below was taken by the Cassini orbiter in June of 2013.

saturn-hurricane(Image: NASA/JPL)

This breathtaking photo comes to us courtesy of the Jet Propulsion Laboratories at NASA.

It was taken by the Cassini orbiter in June of 2013.

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