Below are images of one of the biggest storms gas giant ringed planet Saturn has ever seen. The images were captured by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. The new images unveiled by NASA – which it said came as a big surprise – came after its Cassini orbiter captured the lightning storm while orbiting the planet. The bright blue spots on the picture below of the enormous storm, which broke out on the planet last year, shows the powerful lightning.
The huge storm which generated the lightning strike on Saturn can be seen in the top right of this image. (Photo by NASA)
An incredible view of daytime lightning on Saturn during one of the biggest storms the ringed planet has ever seen has been captured by a NASA spacecraft. The bright blue spot on this picture shows a powerful lightning strike. (Photo by NASA)
The fact that Cassini was able to detect…