This NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the ringed planet Saturn shows a storm that appears as a white arrowhead-shaped feature near the planet's equator. The storm is generated by an upwelling of warmer air, similar to a thunderstorm here on Earth. The east-west extent of this storm is equal to the diameter of the Earth (about 7,900 miles).
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