equal-area projection

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n equal-area projection a map projection in which quadrilaterals formed by meridians and parallels have an area on the map proportional to their area on the globe
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Usage


In science:

F I G . 4 . — Left: all-sky map of projected neutral hydrogen number density (Mollweide equal-area projection) from a radiating SFMC particle in the MC-RTF run, seen at 100 kpc at 29.9 Myr into the high-resolution evolution.
Dwarf Galaxies with Ionizing Radiation Feedback. I: Escape of Ionizing Photons
Aitoff equal area projection in Galactic coordinates of the southern half of the third Galactic quadrant.
The local Galactic magnetic field in the direction of Geminga
Here the southern half of the third Galactic quadrant is plotted in an Aitoff equal area projection.
The local Galactic magnetic field in the direction of Geminga
Left: GAIA using AST to display a co-ordinate grid for a ZEA (zenithal equal area) projection.
New Features in AST - a WCS Management and Manipulation Library
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