At the same time, Saturn’s barely visible south pole has a blue hue.
Lead investigator Amy Simon of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center said: “It’s amazing that even over a few years, we’re seeing seasonal changes on Saturn.”
The rings that orbit Saturn are quite deceptive as they are as little as 330ft (100m) thick.
The rings are mostly made up of chunk of ice that range in size from grains to boulders.
Saturn boasts seven large rings made up of thousands of smaller ringlets, with clear gaps in between them.