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Day and Night – World Map


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See where there’s daylight, twilight and nighttime with the Day and Night World Map.

Get the optional upgrade to watch the day and night move across the planet. Fast forward or rewind at seven different speeds. The upgrade also features options to select your own date/time or preset seasons.


• Shows daylight, night and three levels of twilight.
• Shows the current position of the sun (☀) and moon (○).
• Scrollable World Map.
• Synchronizes to show the correct time (requires internet connection).
• Fast loading time.
• Retina display (iPhone 4 only).
• Optional upgrade available:
- Animated map with day/night moving forward and backwards in time (In-App purchase).
- Choose Seasons (Equinox and Solstice)
- Choose Eclipses from 1950 to 2050
- 4 More Map options

Map is based on images from the NASA Visible Earth Project.

What's New in Version 1.3

• fresher Satellite Map
• many more features after Upgrade
• visual upgrade

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Customer Reviews

Nice app, need data too

I purchased this app because I loved the data on the website and wanted to access it on my smart phone. Sadly the app only shows on a map the time, date and light cycles.

I would love to see the data of sunrise & set, moonrise & set, length of days, etc. of a given location as it is on the website. I still give it four stars as I like the quality of what is here.

Please add the data table!

Simple and elegant.

Shows the lay of day and night and in between globally clearly and with almost zero animation. Would like to have the option to show local sunset, twilight, etc times, but those might exist in paid version (haven't looked yet).

Great app

This is an awesome app. I was always curious where the night comes in but sometimes, it takes a while to update the new time. Like, it will be 7 am and it will look like its midnight but, if you give it about a minute, it will update. Hopefully this will be fixed.

Day and Night – World Map
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  • Free
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 5.9 MB
  • Languages: English, German
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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