Pella Chronicle

April 30, 2013

VIDEO: And you thought our North Pole was bad


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hurricanes are a relatively well-known and heavily studied phenomenon on Earth. And just about everyone has at least heard of Jupiter's great red spot.

Now, NASA scientists have a new storm to study. It's massive, with a central eye that would, on Earth, extend from Dallas to Washington, D.C. And it's seemingly stuck.

The storm is located on Saturn's North Pole. Scientists say it shares many features with the biggest storms on Earth. Here's a look.