Saturn’s Great White Spot

In the most recent issue of Nature, two articles were published about Saturn’s most recent Great White Spot; these features are huge storms on Saturn which occur once every 30 years or so (a year on Saturn is 29.5 Earth years).  This storm appeared in mid-December, a bit ahead of schedule.

Since there are already so many articles about it, I thought I would just post some links:

About Elisabeth Newton

Elisabeth was a Harvard graduate student and an astrobites and ComSciCon co-founder and is now a professor at Dartmouth College.

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