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Topic: Dividing a Sphere into an Arbitrary Number of Uniform Sections
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 a1call Posts: 17 Registered: 2/22/09
Dividing a Sphere into an Arbitrary Number of Uniform Sections
Posted: Feb 22, 2009 8:15 PM

Hi,

*- Is there a method for dividing a sphere into an arbitrary number of uniform sections?

Another way of asking the same question is:

*- How can you uniformly distribute an arbitrary number of points over the surface of a sphere?

To further clarify:

**- Divide by 2 = 1 point on North pole and one on South Pole

**- Divide by 3 = 3 points on equator separated by 120 degrees

**- Divide by 4 = Corners of a Tetrahedron mated/projected on a sphere

**- Divide by 6 = Corners of a Octahedron mated/projected on a sphere