SPACE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: FLORENCE, FROM WAY WAY UP ABOVE

WIRED | 9/15/2018 | Shannon Stirone
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We’re bopping all over the great beyond this week, starting from the International Space Station, where astronauts imaged Hurricane Florence from 254 miles above Earth. Gliding over to the next planet, let us visit a unique set of dunes on Mars. The Hubble Space Telescope, for its part, goes for a wide shot of Saturn and its moons. The ringed planet sports its own massive storm, but unlike Florence, Saturn’s hexagon-shaped storm continues to be a scientific mystery. Both of these tempests do share something in common: Each looms above its respective atmosphere and is incredibly photogenic.

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