A massive Saturn Storm

Saturn periodically experiences bad weather.

For example, a small, bright feature that appeared in Saturn’s northern hemisphere late last year and grew to a diameter approaching Earth’s in a matter of weeks is a thunderstorm that’s still raging. The day it was first observed in early December, the cloud measured only 2500 kilometers across. Three weeks later, the storm system measured 17,000 km across and sported a tail that eventually stretched around the planet.

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