Ok, it's the wrong hurricane (this is Lilli, taken from the ISS) but this is a cool picture... It looks like someone pulled the plug out of the bottom of the atmosphere-tub!
orginally was at http://www.ghcc.msfc.nasa.gov/GOES/GOES13452003255093J5V.jpg
but it expired and was cleared from the archive.
Here is a picture of Isabel that a friend sent me. The detail is pretty amazing.
Love your title.
what does it mean?
In "What's Opera, Doc?", I believe, there is a short bit where rhey play on Wagner's Er Ring Des Nibelung, if I recall correctly.
It involves summoning down lightning.
The fine folks over at the
>Astronomy Picture of the Day
posted a good one as well: