World map satellite night. World sunlight map watch the sun rise and set all over the world on this real time computer generated illustration of the earths patterns of sunlight and darkness. Depending on the kind of map we account for many details like the scattering of light by molecules and aerosols the extinction along light paths the atmospheric aerosol content the earth curvature the altitude of each area the mountain screening the observed sky direction the natural sky brightness the stellar extinction the eye. World maps form a distinctive category of maps due to the problem of projection. Political map of the world shown above the map above is a political map of the world centered on europe and africa.
Infrared imagery is useful for determining clouds both at day and night. This map displays the infrared band of light and show relative warmth of objects. This map shows the geographic distribution of night time lights in the united states canada mexico and the caribbean. A world map is a map of most or all of the surface of the earth.
Topographical world maps are also considered to be physical maps but focus primarily on terrain elevation and ocean depths. Strong lights occur in a strand that includes washington dc philadelphia new jersey new york city and boston. The night sky in the world satellite monitoring of the artificial night sky brightness and the stellar visibility.