PIA02239: Saturn's Red Spot

Saturn’s Red Spot


This false color image, taken on November 6, 1980 from a distance of about 8 million kilometers, shows somewhat similar, although much smaller, red spot on Saturn. False color was used to make the faint spot more visible.

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Saturn
System Saturn
Target Type Planet
Mission Voyager
Instrument Host Voyager 1
Host Type Flyby Spacecraft
Instrument Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS)
Extra Keywords Atmosphere, Color, Storm
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2000-02-07
Date in Caption 1980-11-06
Image Credit NASA/JPL
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA02239
Identifier PIA02239