This simple alpha model has a satin black lacquer base with an edge detail and a ring of colored led's that can be programed to any color or function with 3 buttons under the base. The light has a nice glow around the model. The sun and moon are controlled and dimmed with a compact RF remote and have their own independent movements. It has a low profile dome and the map is hand painted with special sparkle snow. This model is simple and made for the budget minded.