When Storms Collide

Cassini Saturn PIA05386: Merging Saturnian Storms

PIA05386: Merging Saturnian Storms
Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Release Date: 08 Apr 2004
Image Caption excerpt: “Three months before its scheduled arrival at Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft has observed two storms in the act of merging.”
Mission: Cassini-Huygens Target: Saturn

Cassini-Huygens is less than 80 days away from Saturn and has already sent back some breathtaking images of its target. The latest sequence of images shows two gigantic storms colliding in the atmosphere of Saturn.