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Saturn's Swirling Megastorm!

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YAHOO.COM - In 2010 astronomers spotted the beginnings of a massive maelstrom that has grown to encircle the ringed planet East Coasters panicked by this weekend's oncoming Frankenstorm haven't seen anything yet.

New readings from NASA's Cassini orbital spacecraft have discovered that a massive maelstrom first spotted on Saturn in 2010 was more intense than initially thought. The gigantic, swirling beast ballooned to 180,000 miles in length — many times the size of Earth — and, according to a new study, was seeing wild temperature fluctuations to the tune of 150 degrees Fahrenheit. click here to read more

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