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Storms… Saturn Style.

This HUGE storm – as in the width of the storm is as large as the Earth – was captured by the Cassini spacecraft (yet again another brilliant photo from Cassini). Isn’t it amazing how illustrative the storm is? You can clearly how the storms seems to be “flowing” as well as the eddies on the edge of the storm. Lightning has even been spotted in this storm!

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saturn ring effects

I love the pictures from the NASA Cassini mission. This one is especially interesting because it displays the gravitational effects that Saturn’s moons have on its rings. You can see that it almost has a ripple effect as if it were flowing through a liquid.

Saturn’s moons Daphnis and Pan demonstrate their effects on the planet’s rings in this view from the Cassini spacecraft.

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