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November 20, 1990 12:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-1990-27

Saturn's North Polar Hood

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Image: Saturn's North Polar Hood

Saturn's North Polar HoodSTScI-PRC1990-27

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This enlargement of the Saturn image reveals unprecedented detail in atmospheric features at the northern polar hood. Saturn's north pole is presently tilted toward Earth by 24 degrees.

Object Name: Saturn

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and STScI