Spherical Polyhedron


A spherical polyhedron is set of arcs on the surface of a sphere corresponding to the projections of the edges of a polyhedron. The images above illustrate the spherical polyhedron for the Platonic solids with the arcs extended radially inward for easier visualization.

See also

Genesa, Geodesic Dome, Polygon, Spherical Polygon

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Wenninger, M. Spherical Models. New York: Dover, 1999.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Spherical Polyhedron." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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