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On Saturn, a major storm

November 11 2006

Scientists from NASA recorded at the south pole of the planet Saturn, a powerful storm, the wind speed which, twisting in a clockwise direction, reaching 550 kilometers per hour. According to them, the storm is very similar to terrestrial hurricanes and this is the first such phenomenon captured on the planet of the solar system.

Prior to this storm is recorded on Jupiter. Thus, storm, known as the "Big red dot" was much stronger than that which occurred on Saturn.

However, unlike yupiterskogo, the storm on Saturn was clearly expressed in the so-called eye. Snapshot of the storm on Saturn were taken on 11 October this year, the spacecraft Cassini, transmit podrobnosti.

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