View Full Version : Saturn's Feathery Northern Clouds

2006-Feb-22, 04:05 AM
SUMMARY: In orbit for more than a year and a half now, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is only just now getting around to imaging Saturn's northern hemisphere. It's winter in northern Saturn right now, and scientists want to know if the two hemispheres experience different weather patterns depending on the seasons. Cassini took this image on January 6, 2006 when it was 2.9 million kilometers (1.8 million miles) from Saturn.

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