Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Saturn’s mysterious jet stream captured in latest Cassini images (BLACK&WHITE PHOTOS)

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sent its first views of Saturn’s atmosphere taken during its latest mission to the planet, including what NASA described as an “intriguing” look at the planet’s hexagon-shaped jet stream.

The images, captured on December 2 and 3, were taken from high above the planet’s north pole, just days before its first dive past one of Saturn’s outer rings ....