Storms in space can take many forms.
From Jupiter’s planet-sized cyclones to Earth’s spinning hurricanes, our solar system is filled with raging tempests of all shapes and sizes.
But perhaps the most beautiful weather feature in the solar system is found on Saturn.
The ringed planet plays host to a photogenic, hexagon-shaped jet stream that circles a giant storm in the planet’s north pole.
A new gif showing the movement of the north polar hexagon shows off the Cassini spacecraft’s view of the rose-tinted jet stream on April 25. This was just before the probe made a dive between the 1,500-mile-wide gap between Saturn and its rings. Read more…