Saturn Storm Clouds Captured By Cassini
Nasa's Cassini spacecraft has captured dramatic images of rolling storm clouds on Saturn.
The pictures were obtained while the spacecraft was "travelling the Saturnian system in a set of inclined, or tilted, orbits that give mission scientists a vertigo-inducing view of Saturn's polar regions," Nasa said.
The results show storm clouds and a swirling vortex at the centre of Saturn's north polar hexagon.
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