Storms larger than hurricanes continually dot the upper atmosphere of the planet Saturn.
A view of many storms occurring simultaneously was
captured in July by the robot
Cassini spacecraft now orbiting
An image of unusually high detail was made possible at that time when
Cassini isolated a very specific color of
The numerous white and dark spots visible above are the swirling
On Saturn, storms like these typically last for months and have even been
Bands of clouds that circle the entire planet are also clearly visible.
Saturn's complex and majestic
ring system is seen both in the foreground and the background.
The above image
has been digitally shortened along the vertical.