Andrew Straw wrote:
Jeff Whitaker wrote:
Dr. Phillip M. Feldman wrote:
Basemap offers many projections, but is missing two of the most useful ones:
- For satellite applications, it would be helpful to have a "camera"
projection, i.e., a projection that shows the Earth as viewed from a
specified point in space. This would be a generalization of the current
Philip: Don't think the proj4 lib supports this.
I think it's already in there -- see nsper, for near sided perspective.
It does sound as thought nsper is exactly what I need, but when I try to use it, I get the following error message:
ValueError: 'nsper' is an unsupported projection.
The supported projections are:
aeqd Azimuthal Equidistant
tmerc Transverse Mercator
nplaea North-Polar Lambert Azimuthal
gall Gall Stereographic Cylindrical
mill Miller Cylindrical
npstere North-Polar Stereographic
vandg van der Grinten
laea Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area
mbtfpq McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Quartic
spstere South-Polar Stereographic
lcc Lambert Conformal
npaeqd North-Polar Azimuthal Equidistant
eqdc Equidistant Conic
cyl Cylindrical Equidistant
omerc Oblique Mercator
aea Albers Equal Area
spaeqd South-Polar Azimuthal Equidistant
splaea South-Polar Lambert Azimuthal