Google Maps JavaScript API v3

Rotating 45° imagery

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JavaScript
var map;
function initialize() {
  var mapOptions = {
    center: new google.maps.LatLng(45.518970, -122.672899),
    zoom: 18,
    mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.SATELLITE,
    heading: 90,
    tilt: 45
  };
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map-canvas'), mapOptions);
}

function rotate90() {
  var heading = map.getHeading() || 0;
  map.setHeading(heading + 90);
}

function autoRotate() {
  // Determine if we're showing aerial imagery
  if (map.getTilt() != 0) {
    window.setInterval(rotate90, 3000);
  }
}

google.maps.event.addDomListener(window, 'load', initialize);
JavaScript + HTML
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no">
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Rotating 45° imagery</title>
    <style>
      html, body, #map-canvas {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0px;
        padding: 0px
      }
    </style>
    <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?v=3.exp&sensor=false"></script>
    <script>
var map;
function initialize() {
  var mapOptions = {
    center: new google.maps.LatLng(45.518970, -122.672899),
    zoom: 18,
    mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.SATELLITE,
    heading: 90,
    tilt: 45
  };
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map-canvas'), mapOptions);
}

function rotate90() {
  var heading = map.getHeading() || 0;
  map.setHeading(heading + 90);
}

function autoRotate() {
  // Determine if we're showing aerial imagery
  if (map.getTilt() != 0) {
    window.setInterval(rotate90, 3000);
  }
}

google.maps.event.addDomListener(window, 'load', initialize);

    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <input type="button" value="Auto Rotate" onclick="autoRotate();">
    <div id="map-canvas"></div>
  </body>
</html>

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