Rotating 45° imagery

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var map;

function initMap() {
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map'), {
    center: {lat: 45.518, lng: -122.672},
    zoom: 18,
    mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.SATELLITE,
    heading: 90,
    tilt: 45
  });
}

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);
  }
}
<div id="floating-panel"><input type="button" value="Auto Rotate" onclick="autoRotate();"></div>
<div id="map"></div>
html, body {
  height: 100%;
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
}
#map {
  height: 100%;
}
#floating-panel {
  position: absolute;
  top: 10px;
  left: 25%;
  z-index: 5;
  background-color: #fff;
  padding: 5px;
  border: 1px solid #999;
  text-align: center;
  font-family: 'Roboto','sans-serif';
  line-height: 30px;
  padding-left: 10px;
}
<!-- Replace the value of the key parameter with your own API key. -->
<script async defer
src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyCkUOdZ5y7hMm0yrcCQoCvLwzdM6M8s5qk&callback=initMap">
</script>
JavaScript
var map;

function initMap() {
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map'), {
    center: {lat: 45.518, lng: -122.672},
    zoom: 18,
    mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.SATELLITE,
    heading: 90,
    tilt: 45
  });
}

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);
  }
}
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 {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
      }
      #map {
        height: 100%;
      }
      #floating-panel {
        position: absolute;
        top: 10px;
        left: 25%;
        z-index: 5;
        background-color: #fff;
        padding: 5px;
        border: 1px solid #999;
        text-align: center;
        font-family: 'Roboto','sans-serif';
        line-height: 30px;
        padding-left: 10px;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="floating-panel"><input type="button" value="Auto Rotate" onclick="autoRotate();"></div>
    <div id="map"></div>
    <script>
      var map;

      function initMap() {
        map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map'), {
          center: {lat: 45.518, lng: -122.672},
          zoom: 18,
          mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.SATELLITE,
          heading: 90,
          tilt: 45
        });
      }

      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);
        }
      }
    </script>
    <script async defer
    src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap">
    </script>
  </body>
</html>

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