Photo of the day

I had no idea that Saturn has a “polar hexagon.”  Very cool.  Via Sky and Telescope:

Saturn Hexagon

A collage of Saturn’s north polar hexagon as seen by Cassini on December 2nd, in (clockwise, from top left) violet, red, near-infrared, and infrared.
NASA / JPL / Space Science Institute

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About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

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