CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

Lightning Flashing in Daylight

Imaging team scientists have spotted lightning flashing on the day side of Saturn in images captured during the planet's huge northern storm. (Image advisory can be found here.)

Jul 18, 2012: Lightning in Blue - These false-color mosaics from NASA's Cassini spacecraft capture lightning striking within the huge storm that encircled Saturn's northern hemisphere for much of 2011.
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notaspampeanas (Jul 19, 2012 at 8:11 PM):
Hey, beautiful collage!!! What is that red spot at de left of the lightning? Many thanks for sharing your works.
Best regards, Ricardo