NightHemisphere

NightHemisphere[]
is a two-dimensional GeoGraphics primitive that represents the half of the Earth currenly in night shade.

NightHemisphere[datespec]
represents the night half of the Earth for the specified date.

DetailsDetails

  • datespec can be a DateObject or a string that resolves to a date.
  • A date without explicit time zone is assumed to use $TimeZone.

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Basic Examples  (2)Basic Examples  (2)

Shade the part of the Earth currently at nighttime:

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Show the unilluminated part of the Earth on the summer solstice using red lines to denote the Arctic and Antarctic Circles:

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Use a different projection:

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Introduced in 2014
(10.0)