World Sunlight Map (Zoomed In)

Watch the sun rise and set all over the world on this real-time, computer-generated illustration of the earth's patterns of sunlight and darkness. The clouds are updated daily with current weather satellite imagery.

Dawn Dusk

[World Sunlight Map: hemisphere projection]

Also available are equirectangular, Mercator, Peters, and Mollweide projection maps of the Earth, a look at the moon, and information about how this works.

You can now add the World Sunlight Map gadget to either your own web page or Google's personalized home page.