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What is the hexagon at Saturn’s north pole, and what causes it?

Gary Alexander, Watauga, Texas
RELATED TOPICS: SOLAR SYSTEM | SATURN
Saturn-hexagon
The twin Voyager spacecraft first observed Saturn’s north polar hexagon in 1980 and 1981. This highly geometric feature in Saturn’s atmosphere has had significant speculation about its origin and nature. (I’ve even heard that some have speculated that such a structured shape must be created artificially.)

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