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17 Oct 2012 Jupiter: Turmoil from Below, Battering from Above
As Jupiter gets peppered continually with small space rocks, wide belts of the atmosphere are changing color, hotspots are vanishing and reappearing, and clouds are gathering over one part of Jupiter, while dissipating over another.
18 Jul 2012 Cassini Spots Daytime Lightning on Saturn
Saturn was playing the lightning storm blues. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured images of last year's storm on Saturn, the largest storm seen up-close at the planet, with bluish spots in the middle of swirling clouds.
10 Jul 2012 The Titanian Seasons Turn, Turn, Turn
Images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show a concentration of high-altitude haze and a vortex materializing at the south pole of Saturn's moon Titan, signs that the seasons are turning on Saturn's largest moon.
25 Jun 2012 Cassini Shows Why Jet Streams Cross-Cut Saturn
Scientists used images collected over several years by NASA's Cassini spacecraft to discover that the heat from within the planet powers the jet streams.
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