Hi I was hoping someone could help I want to set the render background colour to complete black as I am creating a galaxy

Right now it is set to bright grey

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Any help would be great


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It depends on the render engine you are using:

Blender Internal: Properties > World Tab > Horizon Color

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Cycles: Properties > World Tab > Surface > Color

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  • $\begingroup$ If I click "Use Nodes" there, how do I "unuse nodes"? $\endgroup$ Commented Aug 15, 2017 at 16:52
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    $\begingroup$ Is there a 2.8 and higher way to do this? $\endgroup$
    – Tango
    Commented Apr 19, 2021 at 23:51

In Blender 2.9, go to World Properties in the bottom right panel. Under Surface, you'll find a Color option:

Screenshot of Color option


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