I am using ArcMap 10.2.1.
I am learning about how aerial imagery is photographed. I understand there is a "cone" that captures the Instantaneous Field of View. I have also read that the optics are rotating. So I have to ask; does the satellite optics scan a triangular swath that rotates to create the cone of instantaneous view?
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IFOV (Instantaneous Field of View)
A measure of the spatial resolution of a remote sensing imaging system. Defined as the angle subtended by a single detector element on the axis of the optical system. IFOV has the following attributes:
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