Time Zone Globe by Elenco is a real solar time rotating globe. Time Zone Globe is a model of the Earth that accurately shows its orientation in space with respect to the sun at any time of day or year. Time Zone Globe shows the way the Earth would look from space as it orbits the Sun and turns on its axis. A precise gear and motor system turns the globe at the same rate that the real earth turns. It also reproduces how the northern and southern hemispheres go through seasonal change. Time Zone Globe is a clock and calendar that shows the time of day and date for any location on Earth. This amazing educational globe also demonstrates which parts of the Earth are in daylight. As the globe turns you can see where people on the planet are experiencing sunrise, sunset and twilight times. In summer and winter, the globe shows how much the hemisphere you live in is tipped toward or away from the Sun. See for yourself how polar regions experience 24-hour day and night in different seasons. Find 100's of cities listed with the help of a magnifying glass. 12 inches diameter globe stands 18 inches overall. AC adapter included (input 110 VAC). Assembly required.