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Saturn 'Rev 175' Raw Preview

Cassini's recent excursion into inclined orbits has given mission scientists a vertigo-inducing view of Saturn's polar regions, and what to our wondering eyes has just appeared: roiling storm clouds and a swirling vortex at the center of Saturn's famed northern polar hexagon. These phenomena mimic what Cassini found at Saturn's south pole a number of years ago. Eight and a half years into our history-making expedition around the ringed planet and we are still astounded by the seemingly endless parade of new planetary phenomena.

Nov 28, 2012: Saturn 'Rev 175' Raw Preview #1 - This raw, unprocessed image of Saturn was taken on November 27, 2012 and received on Earth November 27, 2012.
Nov 28, 2012: Saturn 'Rev 175' Raw Preview #2 - This raw, unprocessed image of Saturn was taken on November 27, 2012 and received on Earth November 27, 2012.
Nov 28, 2012: Saturn 'Rev 175' Raw Preview #3 - This raw, unprocessed image of Saturn was taken on November 27, 2012 and received on Earth November 27, 2012.
Nov 28, 2012: Saturn 'Rev 175' Raw Preview #4 - This raw, unprocessed image of Saturn was taken on November 27, 2012 and received on Earth November 27, 2012.
Alliance Member Comments
sunwell (Dec 2, 2012 at 8:57 PM):
It's looks like a galaxy.

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