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From Wikipedia: In geometry, an angle is the figure formed by two rays, called the sides of the angle, sharing a common endpoint, called the vertex of the angle. Angles are usually presumed to be in a Euclidean plane, but are also defined in non-Euclidean geometry.

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PostGIS - Measuring the angle at the touching point of two lines

I want to calculate the angle of two lines of a routing network exactly at the "touching point" (the topological vertex). My previous attempt was using the ST_ANGLE() function of PostGIS, which gave ...
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Estimating Landsat 7 azimuth (heading)?

I am trying to understand if the Landsat 7 satellite ETM+ orbit has any significant azimuth or if it could be assumed as 0° (as it is not a pointable sensor). I searched in the web but could not find ...
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Compute polygons (Data Driven Pages) main angle when having ArcGIS Basic license

Is there a way we can calculate or when rotating polygons, actualize/update our "Angle" field in the attribute table by using Python? There is a tool in ArcGIS "calculate Polygon Main Angle" but is ...
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Calculate per pixel Landsat Relative Azimuth Angle (RAA)

Iam Trying to Generate Landsat-8/OLI NBAR images. Given that USGS Landsat-8 Angtool can generate per pixel view_zenith, view_azimuth, sun_zenith and sun_azimuth angle bands. Is Relative Azimuth Angle ...
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Calculate per pixel Sentinel-2 Solar and Sensor Angle Views

I am working with Sentinel-2 images and would like to generate per pixel angle bands (view_zenith, view_azimuth, sun_zenith and sun_azimuth). Considering Sentinel-2 SAFE structure, I found that ...
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Relative position of nodes

I am studying bird movements and have tracked their locations, ie from flower 1 to flower 2 to flower 3 etc. Each point is mapped out. I am trying to work out the relative direction for each movement ...
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Calculating View Angle?

I am looking for the most accurate way of calculating the view angle (Azimuth, Elevation) from a reference point (my location) A to another point B. I have the Lat, Lon, and Altitude for each point. ...
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How can I calculate the maximum sky viewing angle for every point in a DEM not covered by objects? [closed]

I am looking for areas in a city that are suited for setting up precipitation measuring stations. One constraint is, that the station has to be distant from each object at least two times the object's ...
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Extract vertices QGIS 3

I am using Extract vertices in QGIS 3. The table in result shows angles. What do those angles mean?
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How to filter LiDAR data by scan angle?

I am looking to filter LiDAR data (.las format) by scan angle specifications (e.g. keep all points < 15). From a basic Google search, it appears that the libLAS library has the ability to filter by ...
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Distance to a ridge as function of angle (Python)

No success googling this for a while, but likely I just don't know correct terminology. Also, tell me if you see another exchange more suited for this. Given: A boolean 2-dim array that stores if a ...
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Getting angle of point generated from DEM in Raster using Field Calculator in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to calculate the angle of some specific points generated from flow direction in ArcMap 10.2. I converted the DEM to flow direction and then to points. I am trying to convert the grid_code ...
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View Angle Calculation

In Calculating View Angle? the accepted answer contains the following calculations: Given two points (x,y,z) and (x',y',z') in an earth-centered coordinate system, the vector from the first to the ...
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QGIS Labels Rotation

I have imported some OS MasterMap data into QGIS 3.2 and have labelled the Cartographic Text dataset. This dataset has a rotation field, populated with various angles of rotation depending where they ...
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Differences in angle measurements in Web Mercator

I am trying to measure different angles on 2D map using lat/lon coordinates taken from Google Maps, and Java library JTS. I have noticed a weird thing: my measurements are always distorted, except ...
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Extract angle of valley walls on both sides

I have a DEM of a the bedrock surface beneath a glacier and what I want to do is subtract the mean angle of the valley walls on the left and right side of the glacier along this line. I have a line ...
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Finding internal angles of polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm working on ArcMap 10.3.1. I'd like to retrieve the values of all internal angles of each polygon of a shapefile, and return them as follows: either concatenated on a new field; or on a table; ...
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Setting Data Driven Pages rotation when index has extra page polygons edited into it?

I have created an index to use with data drive pages. I used strip map index and then altered the geometry of the index polygons to better fit my project area. I also added additional index polygons. ...
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Solar angle of Incident calculation confusion! [closed]

How can I deal with an angle of incidence with greater than 90 degree values if I am calculating solar radiation?
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Converting Angles in a File Geodatabase Table - via Field Calculator's Python

In a file geodatabase table, I have an attribute called 'NEAR_ANGLE' created via the "Generate Near Table" tool that I'd like to convert to a 0-360 degrees format. I've created an attribute called '...
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ArcGIS: fishnet with rotation angle and coordinates error [duplicate]

I have a micro plots map shapefile with NDVI data. I want to create a fishnet of polygons to divide the map into the micro plots. I have being able to create a fishnet with polygons but I cannot place ...
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Calculate shortest distance from point to polygon according angle table

I have a point in polygon. I want to have new polyline shapefile, which will show the shortest distance from the point to polygon edge, according to given angles in the table.
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Compute difference in lon / lat when moving at angle

I have the following problem: I have been given an origin as a lon / lat pair, a distance in kilometers and an angle on the ground, relative to the cardinal directions. My goal is to compute the ...
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Computing the elevation angle of a GPS satellite with respect to the given receiver location

can anyone source an explicit formula for calculating the elevation angle for a GPS satellite as seen from a receiver. I can't seem to find one. Even a text reference would be great. I couldn't quite ...
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Advanced Digitizing Panel angle units

I have QGIS 2.18.3 installed. I'm trying to change angle units from degrees to Gon/gradians (90 degrees = 100 Gon). I navigated to Settings--> Options --> Map Tools --> Preferred angle units, and ...
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Calculate Polygon Main Angle in QGIS with Python

At the moment I have split my imported shapefile into the parts with the function 'qgis: explode' (pic1 & pic2): Next I want to the polygon main angle of each "exploded" element. In ArcGIS there ...
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tool to output xy from an input xy, distant, and angle [closed]

I want to build a tool where you provide coordinates, distance, and angle for input and it outputs coordinates, no feature necessary, using the distance and angle from the input coordinates. How do ...
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Given a line find whether another line is along side, N,E,S,W or not

I have a shapefile representing roads (Black) and I need to know whether another line object (Red) is to the side of it. Including the orientation between them, to define whether the Red line lies to ...
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Determining orientation angle of each street on dataset in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to join centerline attributes to a blockface shapefile using the "near" tool. The problem is that on many streets, the tool gets confused because of intersections and varying width. My ...
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Determining angle for polyline geometries that share a point

With help I've written code to determine the angle between two line geometries. However, the code assumes each line extends into infinity and doesn't account for the shared point. Thus an angle of 150 ...
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Find angle between two lines features that share a point

I'm trying to write a script that will find angles between polyline features. the polyline features always contain only two points (start and end). A few sources indicates that the declination of a ...
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Seeking equation/algorithm for angle between straight line and grid north?

I have a cylindrical equidistant projection map containing climate data(equal angle and equal distances). On this projection I have a straight line connecting two latitude and longitude points. How ...
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What are the main drawbacks of the AuthaGraph projection?

The AuthaGraph projection has recently been hyped as the "perfect projection" for a world map, since it (approximately) conserves area, shape and distances. It also tessellates, so that any point can ...
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How to calculate angle between two points and vertical [duplicate]

Is there an easy method to calculate angle between two points and vertical with PyQGIS ? In QGIS I use Cad-Tools extension, I select two points and it give me an azimuth. Now I would like to do the ...
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How I can find raster angle in ArcGIS

I have a raster layer in ArcGIS with specific extent. How can I be able to find the angle of this raster frame? Because I create fishnet but it is like a rectangular area and does not match to ...
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Generating new point file based on specified distances and azimuths/angles from previous point in ArcMap?

I have a shapefile of multiple points (upwards of 100). I would like to generate a new shapefile with points that are a specified distance and direction away from the previous points. For example, ...
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How can I create polygons that are on the edge of point data and angle the polygons based on numerical angle data generated from flow direction?

ArcGIS 3D Analyst 10.5.0. I have a set of well locations and I would like to define the groundwater capture zone based on the groundwater velocity and the direction of flow. I calculated flow ...
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What is the meaning of this linear scale of angles on this 1951 map of Iceland from the U. S. Army Map Service (AMS C762)?

On the U.S. Army Map Service (AMS C762) 1:50,000 maps made of Iceland 1948–1951, there is a scale marking at the top which shows degrees, I suspect angles. In the image below it shows 25°–29°. It ...
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MBG_Orientation: ranges from 0-180, instead of 0-360? (ArcGIS, Minimal Bounding Geometry)

I'm trying to understand the concept of the Orientation of the Minimal Bounding Geometry: Minimum Bounding Geometry (Data Management toolbox, ArcGIS Desktop 10.1). I run the tool Minimal Bounding ...
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Calculate field of view / angle of a point to a shapefile

I am trying to automate a calculation of the blocked fraction of a field of view from a point to a shapefile. I.e. find α in , such that α / 360 gives me the fraction of the field of view covered by ...
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How to move node position keeping right angles?

I made a polygon with perpendicular segments using CAD Tools. I saw that, even if the segments of this polygon are perpendicular, the four points has different values in terms of x, y. I think that`s ...
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Rotation symbol in ArcGIS online not always available?

I'm currently making an application with Survey123 and ArcGIS online. This application uses the survey to add ratings on 9 subjects. The added points are loaded into an webmap in ArcGIS Online which ...
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Calculation appropriate angular step depth in depthmapX

I am a new depthmapX user in which trying to calculate segment step depth from specific segment to store cumulative angles for each segment. Is there anyone who can provide advice to implement it? ...
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How to calculate cumulative angles on specific routes?

I am using Network Analyst extension in ArcGIS 10.4 (Windows 10 Pro 64bit) to calculate accumulative angles from Node 1 to Node 423 on the shortest path as shown in the left side of Figure 1. Network ...
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Is there a way to interactively rotate labels in QGIS using any of the edit tools? [duplicate]

I seem to have put too much detailed information in my previous question, confusing the masses. My apologies. Let me try again from a different angle. I want to rotate labels interactively/visually,...
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How can I calculate the coordinates of a point on the intersection of two parallel lines with a bisecting line with pyQGIS? [closed]

I am building some sort of homemade pyQGIS-Buffer-tool as the existing flat-end-buffer-tools are not working for me ( see v.distance.buffer does not create proper buffers with flat endcaps) Therefore ...
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Getting existing rotational value in QGIS?

I have one DXF file for and I loaded in QGIS canvas. In attribute table I did not found any angle for label. How can we know the existing angle in which the label displayed?
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Calculate Polygon Angle of Rotation about the centroid

I have a collection of polygon geometries in a projected spatial reference. How can I figure out each polygon's angle of rotation about the centroid? I am using Python (2 or 3 doesn't matter) to ...