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Space Science

Spectacular New Views of Saturn's Polar Vortex 49

sighted writes "Today the robotic spacecraft Cassini returned some jaw-dropping images of the odd hexagon in the planet's north polar region. The hexagon has been seen before, but the change of season has more fully revealed the feature in visible light. Cassini also zoomed in on the churning vortex at the north pole itself. The south pole features a similar maelstrom."
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Spectacular New Views of Saturn's Polar Vortex

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