This video depicts the presence of the heliosphere, the magnetic bubble that is blown by the solar wind and outlines the edge of the solar system. Like a deflated tire, the heliosphere is currently shriveled, as the solar wind is at its lowest in 50 years.

Posted in 'Lowdown on the sun' at sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/36764/title/Lowdown_on_the_sun

Source: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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