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Re: Oblique Parameter Question (Mike Darweesh)

Melita Kennedy
Mike and Michael,

I don't know if this will help at all. o_lon_p and o_lat_p define the new pole
for the latitude and longitude values. So the lat/lon values are converted  
to a new, rotated sphere, then projected. I assume the values you set
for the projection should be based on the new spheroid. John Snyder
talks about this theoretically in _Map Projections: A Working Manual_, pp 29-32.
ASU libraries reports that there's a copy in "Hayden US Documents", I 19.16:1395.

Melita Kennedy
ESRI Product Specialist

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Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 18:30:32 -0700
From: Mike Darweesh <[hidden email]>
Subject: [Proj] Oblique Parameter Question
To: [hidden email]
Cc: Michael Weiss-Malik <[hidden email]>

Hi All,

Michael and I are trying to learn about the ob_tran projection in order to
facilitate use here at the Mars Space Flight Facility. We need more
information about the o_lon_p and o_lat_p parameters. Could someone give an
exact English description of how they operate or a URL to such. We
understand the notion of an oblique projection, but we're having a hard time
understanding how these parameters define the "obliqueness". We applying
these to eqc (Platte Caree) if that simplifies your answer at all.

Thanks,
-Mike and Michael

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