I'd like to create a map with a far side general perspective as shown on the right:


Unsure if relevant but I'd also like to orient the perspective from GPS coordinates and zoom in, creating a realistic view of a continent without compressing edges as much. Extremities of the projection / view aren't of concern.

I'm using QGIS 3.10 but can't find documentation on how to do this. Is this possible, and if so, how?

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Figured it out, using an azimuthal equidistant projection, labelled "stereographic" in above pic. Centered over Guatemala (adjust +lat_0=14 +lon_0=-90):

+proj=aeqd +lat_0=14 +lon_0=-90 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs

Hope this helps someone.

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