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Saturn's North Pole Has Changed Color, But Why?

A curious change in hue on the gas giant's "hexagon" presents a new puzzle.

Published On 10/27/2016
3:03 PM EDT
The observed color change in Saturn's north polar region between 2012 and 2016. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/Hampton University