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The Storms Continue
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The Storms Continue

November 18, 2004
This Cassini image shows a bright storm that appeared in mid-September at the latitude of one of the rare westward jets on Saturn. This latitude band has come to be called "Storm Alley" by Cassini imaging scientists because of the large amount of activity seen there during 2004. The image was taken with the Cassini spacecraft narrow angle camera on Sept. 18, 2004, at a distance of 8.3 million kilometers (5.2 million miles) from Saturn through a filter sensitive to visible blue light. The image scale is 49 kilometers (30 miles) per pixel. The mottling in the image is an artifact.


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