Any background colors are totally customizable. The sun is on a transparent field, so any color you which may be put as the background (just click the Customize button and edit it to change the color).
This is a neat detail from Carington Bowles's New and Accurate Map of the World, or Terrestrial Globe. (The full map is available here as well, HERE
) This is a really cool map, with all sorts of astronomical and scientific charts and pictures, including an explanation of the seasons, a map of the moon, zodiac and astronomy charts, and more.
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