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Creators Humans
World of Origin Detritus
Universe Cytoverse

Skylights are massive lights that provide illumination and warmth to Detritus.[1]

The skylights were presumably placed in low orbit around Detritus when the humans living there decided to build thousands of semiautonomous defensive platforms to create a "shell" around the planet, which had the side effect of blocking out the light from its sun.[2][3][4]

They are incredibly large and very bright, even when viewed from the planet's surface. [5][6] The light is relatively focused, like a giant spotlight, and anything outside of the beams remains relatively dark.[2][7] Their orbit is low and fast enough that their movement is visible to people on the surface.[8]

The skylights are programmed to provide an artificial day/night cycle.[7] The lights in a given area will dim and then eventually turn off to simulate night.[9][10][11]


  • The term "skylight" is also used for the real-life architectural feature of the same name.[12][13]


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Big Smooth (talk) 16:38, 21 April 2023 (UTC)