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From: Mike Horvath
Subject: Maclaurin spheroid
Date: 22 Feb 2021 07:42:42
Message: <60336072$1@news.povray.org>
Can anyone describe how to create this solid in POV-Ray?

It is described here:

https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/293563/latitude-above-and-below-the-surface-of-the-earth

Mathematical equation is on Wikipedia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maclaurin_spheroid

Thank you kindly!


Mike


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From: Mike Horvath
Subject: Re: Maclaurin spheroid
Date: 22 Feb 2021 08:00:58
Message: <603364ba$1@news.povray.org>
On 2/22/2021 2:42 AM, Mike Horvath wrote:
> Can anyone describe how to create this solid in POV-Ray?
> 
> It is described here:
> 
>
https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/293563/latitude-above-and-below-the-surface-of-the-earth

> 
> 
> Mathematical equation is on Wikipedia:
> 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maclaurin_spheroid
> 
> Thank you kindly!
> 
> 
> Mike


I should clarify that I want to create an intersection (like an apple 
core) of the globe that follows the field lines at different latitudes.


Mike


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