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Fraser
2013-Apr-29, 06:10 PM
Checking out the above pictures of a Saturn hurricane, one can’t help but wonder: how close was the Cassini spacecraft to spiralling down into gassy nothingness? (...)Read the rest of Saturn Storm’s ‘Suck Zone’ Shown In Spectacular Cassini Shots (463 words) © Elizabeth Howell for Universe Today, 2013. | Permalink | No comment | Post [...]

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Glom
2013-May-01, 09:39 AM
The BBC has an article that this storm is twice the size of the UK. That's probably supposed to be impressive but it really isn't. A decent hurricane will cover quite a large proportion of Great Britain and given this is on a gas giant, it really doesn't seem like that much of an upscale. The Great Red Spot is twice the size of this entire planet. More impressive.