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Geostationary Satellite View (Google it)

Documented in document CGMS 03 (Coordinate Group for Meteorological Satellites - LRIT/HRIT Global Specification). Possibly availble at url The GEOS projection is detailed in section The document suggests a spheroid with a major axis of 6378169.0m and a semi minor axis of 6356583.8m. The document describes the satellite height as distance from the satellite to the center of earth, but for various reasons I have chosen to specify it as height above the ellipsoid in the WKT (and in PROJ.4). The document suggests a height of 42164000m which on the suggested ellipsoid translates to 35785831m above the ellipsoid.