CloudsPermalink to Clouds
If ‘on’, the latest real-time clouds are displayed over the Earth. If ‘off’, real-time clouds are not displayed on the Earth.
DayNight LightingPermalink to DayNight Lighting
If this task is ‘on’, day/night lighting appears, where part of the dataset is lit to represent day and other parts are convered in a shadow to represent night time. If ‘off’, the entire dataset is lit up to give a day like appearance.
StarsPermalink to Stars
If this task is ‘on’, stars are visible in space around the Earth. If ‘off’, the stars are not visible in the space around the Earth.
SunPermalink to Sun
If this task is ‘on’, the Sun is visible in space (if the Earth is rotated to the correct position). If ‘off’, the Sun is not visible in space.
EarthPermalink to Earth
If this task is ‘on’, the Earth is shown. If ‘off’, the Earth is not shown.
Set ViewPermalink to Set View
Sets the number of visible globes that can be visiable on the desired screen(s) or projection(s), from a ranch of 1 to 4. Also it can show a dataset in a map view (flat).
Set Globe Rotation RatePermalink to Set Globe Rotation Rate
Starts rotating the globe (or multiple globes) at the given rate/speed. Valid rates range from 0.0 to 2.0.
World BorderPermalink to World Border
Shows or hides the world borders lines. This includes any political boundaries between nations plus the 50 states border lines with in the United States.