What and Why

This plugin shows 4 basic Projections and can be used with OpenCPN as is, or for programming support for various projections.


The OpenCPN Manual has general information in Plugin Download, Install and Enable for installing this plugin.

How to set the Projection

Right click anywhere on the chart and pick the Projection from the list available.

Mercator Projection

1 mercator

Orthographic Projection

2 orthographic

Polar Projection

3 polar

Stereogrphic Projection

4 stereographic

Gnomonic Projection

5 gnomonic

Equirectangular Projection

6 equirectangular