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Old 09-25-2018, 01:11 PM
 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV1taq9dsYA

Take a look at north pole of Saturn, it's a hexagonal storm, and the south pole is an eye.
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Old 09-25-2018, 02:29 PM
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It's especially compelling if you look at it from Uranus.
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Old 09-26-2018, 11:05 AM
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Laboratory experiments demonstrated the possibility of spontaneous polygonal formation in rotating fluids, with the cause attributed to baratropic instabilities arising in the zonal jet flows surrounding the polygons. The laboratory analogue [sic] were found to have zonal flows and vorticity gradients comparable to those observed on Saturn, and is probably the best explanation of Saturn's hexagon we have today.
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Another article on the hexagon - which is similar to the Rossby wave system surrounding our own North pole:

https://gizmodo.com/the-color-changi...sur-1828868228

It remains something of a mystery, but there's no reason to believe there's anything paranormal about it.
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Old 09-26-2018, 01:16 PM
 
Location: The New England part of Ohio
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It's especially compelling if you look at it from Uranus.
I was thinking the same thing. That is really the only perspective that works here.
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