May 9, 2013

The Rose of Saturn


"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)." -- NASA - The Rose

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 9, 2013 7:58 AM
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