- NASA Blue Marble Next Generation: access to monthly earth maps, night light maps, bump map, and static cloud image.
- Xplanet Clouds: fee-based service to access dynamic and frequently updated cloud images.
- Other map galleries: Celestia Motherlode for specular map, Blue Marble Navigator for more night light maps, Planetary Pixel Emporium, and FlatPlanet.
Programs that add to or automate Xplanet:
- xplanetFX: Linux based program than combines Xplanet functionality with ImageMagick.
- OSXplanet: OS X dmg that provides a front-end user interface to start and automate Xplanet. Hasn’t been updated in a few years.
Other Guides and Automation Scripts:
- Fun with Xplanet
- Using Xplanet for a rotating background on OS X
- Xplanet desktop background on a mac
- Use xplanet for a desktop weather map
- xplanet – scripts