PJ51: the north polar cyclone and a northern CPC with a counter-rotating core, stacked

2023-05-19 20:07 UT
Credit : NASA / JPL / SwRI / MSSS / Gerald Eichstädt © cc by
Submitted By : Maquet-80
Mission Phase : PERIJOVE 51

PJ51, north polar maps at 120 pixels per degree latitude, cropped, stacked, enhanced.

The morphology of the two cyclones is essentially different. The north polar cyclone (at the right) looks almost irrotational, while the cropped CPC (at the left) shows a counter-rotating core.