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Set or get height of camera for Satellite Scenario Viewer

Since R2021a


camheight(viewer,height) sets the ellipsoidal height of the camera for the specified Satellite Scenario Viewer.


heightOut = camheight(viewer,___) returns the ellipsoidal height of the camera. If the second input is height, then the function sets the output equal to the input height.


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Create a satellite scenario object.

sc = satelliteScenario;

Launch the Satellite Scenario Viewer.

v = satelliteScenarioViewer(sc);

Retrieve the height of the camera in the Satellite Scenario Viewer.

height = camheight(v)
height = 15000000

Input Arguments

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Satellite Scenario Viewer, specified as a scalar satelliteScenarioViewer object.1

Ellipsoidal height of the camera in meters, specified as a numeric scalar. satelliteScenarioViewer objects use the WGS84 reference ellipsoid. For more information about ellipsoidal height, see Geodetic Coordinates.

If you specify the height so that the camera is level with or below the surface of the Earth, then the camheight function sets the height to a value one meter above the surface.

Version History

Introduced in R2021a

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