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South polar turbulence
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- Title South polar turbulence
- Released 23/07/2004 12:00 am
- Copyright NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Structures in the turbulent cloud bands near Saturn's south pole are visible in this infrared view.
The image was taken with the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini-Huygens spacecraft narrow-angle camera on 23 July 2004, from a distance of 6.7 million kilometres from Saturn. The image scale is 40 kilometres per pixel. Contrast was enhanced to bring out features in the atmosphere.