IBEX First Skymap Release
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- Tom Bridgman
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This visualization illustrates the IBEX satellite in Earth orbit (the orbit reaching almost as far as the orbit of the Moon) and pulls out to beyond the heliopause boundary (the true 3-D nature of the boundary is reduced to a 2-D spherical surface). The sphere with the skymap opens to reproject the data into a near-Aitoff type map projection.
The skymap shows the measured flux of energetic neutral atoms (ENAs).
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio
- Tom Bridgman (GST) [Lead]
- Laura A. Layton (RSIS)
- Scott Wiessinger (KBRwyle)
- Dave McComas (SwRI)
- Eric Christian (NASA/HQ)
- Robert J. MacDowall (NASA/GSFC)
- Silvia Stoyanova (USRA)
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MissionsThis visualization is related to the following missions:
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Datasets used in this visualization
IBEX Differential Flux (0.9-1.5 keV) (Collected with the IBEX-Hi sensor)
Hipparcos Tycho Catalogue (A.K.A. Tycho 2 Catalogue) (Collected with the Telescope sensor)
Dataset can be found at: http://archive.eso.org/ASTROM/See more visualizations using this data set
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