Regular Spherical Polygons

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This Demonstration shows regular polygons projected onto the unit sphere.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (February 2017)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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In real life, a large hexagon has been observed around the north pole of Saturn [1].

Reference

[1] Wikipedia. "Saturn's Hexagon." (Feb 8, 2017) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturn's_hexagon.



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