Spheres, great circles and parallels

Denis Roegel 1
1 MOSEL - Proof-oriented development of computer-based systems
INRIA Lorraine, LORIA - Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications
Abstract : Each domain has its graphical archetypes. In particular, spheres are unavoidable components of domains such as geography or astronomy. However, when perusing a number of publications, we noticed that spheres were often incorrectly drawn with respect to their features such as great circles and parallels. This article examines several simple METAPOST techniques that remedy these problems.
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Tugboat, TeX Users Group, 2009, 30 (1), pp.80-87
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Denis Roegel. Spheres, great circles and parallels. Tugboat, TeX Users Group, 2009, 30 (1), pp.80-87. 〈inria-00432214〉

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