Our last gadget we featured from the Windows 7 Personalization Gallery was the NASA TV Windows Sidebar Gadget and so in keeping with that space related theme our next gadget to be highlighted is a Moon Phase Sidebar Gadget.
Its purpose is very straight forward show you the current phase of the moon.
That is exactly how it looks on your desktop – no boxes or borders – just the moon in its current phase.
This gadget displays a realistic representation of the Moon and its phase. There are lots of options to control the gadgets size, orientation, opacity etc. Data about the Moon is displayed in a flyout panel, basic data can be displayed on mouse-over. The data can be for a geocentric or topocentric location. It also gives the dates/times of the next new and full Moons, Moon and Sun rise and set times.