Cassini captured a giant vortex on Saturn

Cassini captured a giant vortex on Saturn

Through the Cassini images, made on November 27 this year, can now be considered in more detail a huge whirlwind raging on Saturn. The image below was made at a time when the machine is at a distance of 383 km from the planet's surface.

Due to the movement of clouds in black and white sometimes fuzzy.

Cassini captured a giant vortex on Saturn

At the other color image created from multiple images can be seen the same whirlwind, only from a different point.

Cassini captured a giant vortex on Saturn Cassini captured a giant vortex on Saturn

The photographs shown central vortex at the north pole of Saturn. Around him there is a huge hexagonal formation, which in the pictures above is invisible. Hexagon Saturn has a diameter of about 25 thousand. Km. It can be seen in another image, also received on 27 November.

Cassini captured a giant vortex on Saturn