Astronomers have spotted a new type of storm on Saturn

The tempests are larger than other squalls but smaller than massive Great White Spots

Saturn

Until now, astronomers have only seen Saturn ravaged by small storms that last days or enormous Great White Spots that last months (a Great White Spot that raged in 2010 and 2011 pictured). Now, astronomers have identified a third, midsize kind of storm activity on the gas giant.

JPL-Caltech/NASA, SSI

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