Storm on Saturn is a Stunning View

I happened across this article the other day on Facebook. It drew me in because of the stunning image! The storm on Saturn is hauntingly beautiful. It is also massive!

huge hurricane storm on saturn

Hurricane-like storm on Saturn

Check out the full article below:

BBC News – Saturn hurricane snapped by Cassini craft.

It is interesting that this massive storm is stuck on Saturn’s northern pole. They say it is because of the strong winds constantly blowing north on the planet. This is the first time we have been able to take a sunlit image of the pole. Space is so amazing and beautiful!

True-color picture of Saturn assembled from Vo...

An image of Saturn's A Ring, taken by the Cass...

An image of Saturn’s A Ring, taken by the Cassini Orbiter using an Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

huge hurricane storm on Saturn

Storm on Saturn

Researchers were stunned to see this storm and compared it to a hurricane on Earth, except this one on Saturn is much larger-scale.

Another (even bigger!) storm was photographed on Saturn back in 2006. It is fascinating to be able to view space images of storms on other celestial bodies. What do you think of the pictures?

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About Genevieve

Genevieve is a southern gal who loves to write. She is a graduate of Everest College with an AAS in Criminal Investigations. Currently, she works as a freelance writer and volunteers for Central Virginia Horse Rescue by writing their monthly newsletter. If she's not writing, you can bet she's either spending time with friends and family, playing with the horses, crafting, or reading. Interested in having a guest blog appearance? Email sunshineleo05@gmail.com to get in touch! P.S. Subscribe by RSS feed if you are interested in following her creative insanity... ;)

Posted on May 18, 2013, in Science and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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