Storm Season on Saturn

When springtime comes to Saturn’s northern hemisphere (something that happens about once every 30 Earth years) it’s storm season. As detailed in this [ article], a giant storm is now showing some of it’s best views since beginning back in December. The good news for backyard astronomers is that Saturn is in a good position for prime time viewing, shining at magnitude 0.9 in the constellation Virgo. And some of the changing cloud features should be visible through a mid-sized or better backyard telescope.

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