Raw image of Saturn's north polar vortex
Filed under pretty pictures, Saturn, Cassini, atmospheres
This photo looking down onto Saturn's summer north pole was taken on November 27, 2012 from a distance of 361,000 kilometers through an infrared (CB2) filter. It has been filtered to reduce noise from cosmic ray hits and JPEG compression.
NASA / JPL / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla
Original image data dated on or about November 27, 2012