The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Filed under Cassini, pretty pictures, atmospheres, amateur image processing, weather and climate, Saturn
In early 2011 Cassini took several high-resolution panoramas along the enormous storm that had developed in Saturn's northern hemisphere. This view was captured in an infrared wavelength in which Saturn's atmospheric methane is relatively transparent, yielding tremendous detail of the whorls making up Saturn's weather.
NASA / JPL / SSI / mosaic by Astro0
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Original image data dated on or about February 26, 2011
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