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Fraser
2005-Sep-07, 04:41 PM
SUMMARY: Cassini has found that Saturn, like the Earth, has many different kinds of clouds. Some are hazy bands, high up in the planet's atmosphere, while others seem to go much deeper. These deeper clouds live about 30 km (19 miles) under the cloud surface and seem to be isolated features that have different shapes, like ovals, donuts, and swirls. There are also dozens of "lanes" which go completely around the planet, similar to the bands which can be seen in many telescopes, but are much narrower.

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