DISCUSSION: Although many people are predominantly focused on weather and trends therein here on planet Earth, there are also other larger planets to consider within our solar system here in the Milky Way galaxy! In looking to other planets including ( but certainly not limited to) Saturn, many people tend to forget that storm systems form on other planets besides planet Earth. Moreover, in many cases, storm systems and associated convection often can tend to last much longer than typical convective storms which we observe and study here on Earth. In the case of Saturn, our satellite technology has gotten so sophisticated that astronomical research scientists now have the ability to detect lightning emanating from convective storm via radio wave signals. An example of this radio signal convective storm detection capability is captured in the video attached above. Note how faint the signals are and this is directly tied to the fact that Saturn is positioned so far from planet Earth within our solar system. Just another way that advanced space-based satellite technology has revolutionized the way in which we now study outer space and other planets therein.
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