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Mysterious giant hexagon circling Saturn’s north pole
October 21, 2007, 11:39 pm
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This nighttime movie of the depths of the north pole of Saturn taken by the visual infrared mapping spectrometer onboard Cassini reveals a dynamic, active planet lurking underneath the ubiquitous cover of upper-level hazes. The defining feature of Saturn’s north polar regions–the spinning six-sided hexagon feature–is clearly visible.

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