Thursday, November 09, 2006

Cassini - Looking Saturn in the Eye

Cassini stares deep into the swirling hurricane-like vortex at Saturn's south pole, where the vertical structure of the clouds is highlighted by shadows. Such a storm, with a well-developed eye ringed by towering clouds, is a phenomenon never before seen on another planet.

Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Read more and watch a video of the "eye" linked here at the JPL/NASA.

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