Released on September 30, 2010
The camera view moves from the heliosphere 'nose', the apparent direction of the heliopause relative to the interstellar wind, towards the 'knot'. The 'knot' represents a direction of high emission of neutral atoms which has changed significantly in the six months since the first IBEX map.
We fade-in an artistic conception of the 'knot', which untangles during the six months as we fade to the second IBEX map.
GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 18.104.22.168.0