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The spinning vortex of Saturn’s north polar storm taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft


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The spinning vortex of Saturn’s north polar storm resembles a deep red rose of giant proportions surrounded by green foliage in this false-color image from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. Measurements have sized the eye at a staggering 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 miles per hour (150 meters per second).

 

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI

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