azimuthal map projection

azimuthal map projection

[‚az·ə′məth·əl ′map prə′jek·shən]
(mapping)
The transformation of a spherical representation of the earth's surface to a tangent or intersecting plane established perpendicular to a right line passing through the center of the spherical representation.
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For each sub-satellite location along a track, Compute the sub-satellite location in geodetic coordinates Center the azimuthal map projection at this sub-satellite location Compute the visible locations in x-y space from the selected off-nadir angle Invert the x-y location for geographic coordinates Next sub-satellite location Assemble the visible locations in a polygonal form Table 2.