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Inverse Gnomonic Projections of Plane Regions
This Demonstration shows inverse gnomonic projections of flat surface areas lying in a horizontal plane tangent to the projection sphere.
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Thomas Burke
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Snapshot 1: inverse gnomonic projections of lines are great semicircles
Snapshot 2: inverse gnomonic projections of circles typically are not circles
Snapshot 3: inverse gnomonic projection density increases with the projected region's distance from the tangent point
RELATED LINKS
Gnomonic Projection
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Inverse Stereographic Projection of Simple Geometric Shapes
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Inverse Stereographic Projection of the Logarithmic Spiral
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Spherical Trigonometry on a Gnomonic Projection
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Spherical Triangle Solutions
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
PERMANENT CITATION
Thomas Burke
"
Inverse Gnomonic Projections of Plane Regions
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/InverseGnomonicProjectionsOfPlaneRegions/
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Published: December 2, 2011
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