Globos is a free software to simulate Earth, Moon’s illumination on Windows Desktop. It is basically a real-time wallpaper generator software which generates dynamic wallpaper showing the day and night effect caused by Sun on Moon and on Earth as well. You can see this effect in real-time and the software update changes in the view as the time passes. Globos can show you different views of earth and the corresponding simulation. In addition to that, it supports zoom in and out feature and you can switch to different earth views right from its system tray icon. And the best part is it doesn’t remove your original wallpaper from the desktop. You can always bring back your previous wallpaper whenever you want.
Globos is quite a unique software to show earthshine and twilight zones on earth. It basically detects the time zone of your PC and then shows the illumination accordingly. Apart from the simulation, it can also do some other tasks. Using this software, you can lock, shutdown, restart, your PC and run explorer, calculator, etc. It comes as a single executable file that you can run from any location on your PC.
How to Simulate Earth, Moon’s Illumination by Sun on Windows Desktop?
Using Globos to simulate Earth, Moon’s illumination by Sun on Windows desktop is very simple. You don’t really have to configure it to make it work. However, if you want to change the map of Earth that it shows, you will have to download an external earth’s map file.
Here are some simple steps to help you simulate Earth, Moon’s illumination by Sun:
Step 1: Download Globus from its homepage and extract the EXE file from the downloaded ZIP file. After that, you can see its icon in the system tray.
Step 2: Right click on its tray icon and then from the wallpaper entry select the Earth or Moon wallpaper accordingly. You can choose anyone from the list and the view you choose will immediately show up on the desktop.
Step 3: To see the Moon view, you can choose the Moon option from the wallpaper menu. After that, you can see the earthshine effect on your desktop.
This is how you simulate Earth and Moon’s illumination by sun on your desktop. And Globos software is all you need to do the same. With the help of the above mentioned steps, you can easily use Globos and I am sure you will like what this software shows on your desktop.
I have done articles like displaying real-time picture of Earth, but displaying Earth and moon’s illumination is a whole different thing. And I have tried to achieve that in this article. So, if you like to see stuff like what I have mentioned in this article, you will be able to see twilight zones on our planet and earthshine effect in real-time.