Saturn’s hexagon storm viewed from NASA probe.

Saturn's hexagon storm viewed from NASA probe.

I have already posted a similar photo, but this one came with information I found cool.

Saturn is huge. Let’s say this photo was taken from Earth instead of a probe. The probe was about 2.5 million miles from the closest point on Saturn when this picture was taken.

This is how big Saturn would look if it orbited Earth, never getting any closer than TEN times the size of our Moon’s orbit!

From this vantage point, the storm on Saturn appears to be the size of the full Moon.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s