Why would clouds form a hexagon on Saturn? Nobody is sure. Originally discovered during the Voyager flybys of Saturn in the 1980s, nobody has ever
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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has revealed a surprising feature emerging at Saturn’s northern pole as it nears summertime: a warming, high-altitude vortex with a hexagonal shape,
Saturn’s North Polar hexagon has changed color from blue to gold – and no one knows why.
Animation of Saturn’s mysterious Hexagon, from NASA’s Cassini mission. Is the highest-resolution view of the unique six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole known as
This is the North Pole of Saturn. It is unclear how an unusual hexagonal cloud system that surrounds Saturn’s north pole was created, keeps its
On April 26, the Cassini spacecraft flew closer to Saturn than ever before — between the gap that separates the planet from its rings.
The unique Saturn’s North polar vortex, among the most interesting images from Cassini spacecraft recent flyby, is still there.
The whole Saturn’s northern region is bathed in sunlight in this view from late 2016. The hexagon-shaped jet-stream is fully illuminated here.
Spectacular images in this Saturnian hexagon collage, from Cassini’s orbit over the turbulent North Pole.
A great image from the Cassini spacecraft currently orbiting behind Saturn, with the most grand ring system in our Solar System.