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Swirls of clouds on Saturn
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- Title Swirls of clouds on Saturn
- Released 01/10/2004 4:52 pm
- Copyright NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Saturn's bright equatorial region displays prominent swirls and eddies in this image taken on 15 September 2004, by the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini-Huygens spacecraft.
The image was taken with the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft narrow-angle camera at a distance of 8.5 million kilometres from Saturn through a filter sensitive to wavelengths of infrared light. The image scale is 101 kilometres per pixel.