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More Sat nite fun: The hexagon of Saturn

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… high-resolution images of a unique six-sided jet stream, known as the hexagon, around Saturn’s north pole… Cassini began its primary mission in 2004, having been launched in 1997, to begin a close-up study of Saturn and its moons.

Hat tip: Matthew Cochrane

2 Replies to “More Sat nite fun: The hexagon of Saturn

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    Jon Garvey says:

    How else are they supposed to keep it together?

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    GMD says:

    Hello. I came across these videos a few months ago and have become fascinated by what the author suggests as to a better understanding of planets and their structure. They are only theories, of course, but are interesting nonetheless. The 54.55 mark of video 2 goes into a little detail about the hexagonal pattern of Saturn’s north pole. It will be interesting to see how far the author’s theories goes.

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