NASA's Cassini probe reveals superstorm on Saturn

04/30/2013 | Space.com

NASA's Cassini probe has snapped pictures of an enormous hurricane atop Saturn's north pole. The storm is 1,250 miles wide, about 20 times larger than storms on the Earth with wind speeds up to 330 mph on its outer edge. The storm is stalled at the pole and apparently "is somehow getting by on the small amounts of water vapor in Saturn's hydrogen atmosphere," said Cassini imaging team member Andrew Ingersoll.

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