Cassini Probe Captures Images of Saturn Hurricane

Scientists have gotten their first close-up view of a monster hurricane swirling around Saturn’s north pole.

The storm, photographed by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, measures about 2,000 kilometers wide, about 20 times bigger than an average hurricane on Earth. According to NASA, the thin clouds at the outermost of the storm are traveling at 150 meters per second.

One of the most notable qualities of the storm is that it is contained inside a six-sided weather pattern, or hexagon.

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