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cometm

Project 2-D comet plot on map axes

cometm will be removed in a future release. Use the following instead:

[x,y] = mfwdtran(lat,lon);
comet(x,y,p) 

Syntax

cometm(lat,lon)
cometm(lat,lon,p)

Description

cometm(lat,lon) traces a comet plot through the points specified by the input latitude and longitude vectors.

cometm(lat,lon,p) specifies a comet body of length p*length(lat). The input p is 0.1 by default.

A comet plot is an animated graph in which a circle (the comet head) traces the data points on the screen. The comet body is a trailing segment that follows the head. The tail is a solid line that traces the entire function.

Examples

Create a comet plot of the coastlines data:

load coastlines
axesm miller
framem
cometm(coastlat,coastlon,0.01)

See Also

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Introduced before R2006a

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