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  1. Cassini- Tracking Saturn’s great storm

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    January 3, 2018

    A giant storm raged in Saturn’s atmosphere from 2010 to 2011. To understand the effects of this planetary-scale disturbance, scientists pored over the 13 years of data from the Cassini spacecraft to analyse temperatures and wind dynamics. We talk to Sandrine Guerlet, research scientist at the LMD dynamic meteorology laboratory and co-author of an article on this subject in the journal Nature Astronomy.

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  2. Hartley 2 stirs up a cometary snow storm

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    November 23, 2010

    After its encounter with comet Tempel 1 in 2005, NASA’s Deep Impact probe set a new course for comet Hartley 2. The latest images from the spacecraft reveal a small object shrouded in its own cosmic snow storm.

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