Is there a mod or any simple way to accomplish adding nightside lights to other planets?
Could I, for instance, have cities on the Moon and Mars as, presumably, a civilization with tech the level of the in-game ships would have?
Custom cubemap planets can only have custom cubemap night lights, unfortunately.
BUT, there are two mods which attempt a city lights scheme for custom planets with procedural terrain:
And mine, which incorporates the above mod:viewtopic.php?f=3&t=53#p155
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