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Nasa's Cassini Watches Storm Choke on Its Own Tail


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Saturn storm

Massive thunder-and-lightning storm that circled all the way around Saturn and fizzled when it ran into its own tail.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI/Hampton University

Call it a Saturnian version of the Ouroboros, the mythical serpent that bites its own tail.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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