Monster Storm on Saturn Captured

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Monster Storm on Saturn Captured

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NASA Sees into the Eye of a Monster Storm on Saturn
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has seen something never before seen on another planet -- a hurricane-like storm at Saturn's south pole with a well-developed eye, ringed by towering clouds. The "hurricane" spans a dark area inside a thick, brighter ring of clouds. It is approximately 8,000 kilometers (5,000 miles) across, or two thirds the diameter of Earth.

Here is a link to the full Story and Images http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.cfm

Amazing :D

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Saw it on the Beeb website earlier, spooky eh?

I'll bet the guys at the JPL must have had the hairs on their necks standing up when they saw the images for the first time....

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nang nang nang!?!? :D
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