Saturn's north polar hood

This enlargment of the Saturn image reveals unprecedented detail in atmospheric features at the northern polar hood. Saturn's north pole is presently tilted toward Earth by 24 degrees.


About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:20 November 1990, 06:00
Size:2286 x 2203 px

About the Object

Type:Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
Solar System : Planet : Feature : Atmosphere : Aurora
Category:Solar System

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1.5 MB
Screensize JPEG
243.1 KB

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