CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

Saturn's Giant Northern Storm

Cassini has collected stunning images, accompanied by sounds of powerful lightning strikes, of the biggest, baddest storm observed on Saturn since 1990. (News release can be found here.)

Jul 6, 2011: Catching Its Tail - The huge storm churning through the atmosphere in Saturn's northern hemisphere overtakes itself as it encircles the planet in this true-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
Jul 6, 2011: A Day in the Life - These false-color images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft chronicle a day in the life of a huge storm that developed from a small spot that appeared 12 weeks earlier in Saturn's northern mid-latitudes.
Jul 6, 2011: Spotting Saturn's Northern Storm - NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a composite near-true-color view of the huge storm churning through the atmosphere in Saturn's northern hemisphere.
Jul 6, 2011: Lightning Strikes at Saturn - NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured these sounds of lightning strikes at Saturn on March 15, 2011, during the largest and most intense storm observed up-close at Saturn.

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