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From: Le Forgeron
Subject: Ovus explained
Date: 6 May 2016 19:13:24
Message: <572cecd4@news.povray.org>
From discussion in p.general

So far the inner_radius of the lemon (center of inner circle as red target)
 is twice the largest radius of the spheres

Twice, inspired by Moss's egg

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/MosssEgg.html


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From: clipka
Subject: Re: Ovus explained
Date: 7 May 2016 01:31:01
Message: <572d4555$1@news.povray.org>
Am 06.05.2016 um 21:13 schrieb Le_Forgeron:
> From discussion in p.general
> 
> So far the inner_radius of the lemon (center of inner circle as red target)
>  is twice the largest radius of the spheres
> 
> Twice, inspired by Moss's egg
> 
> http://mathworld.wolfram.com/MosssEgg.html

Moss' Egg is a pretty poor justification for the "double radius" rule
though, as it /also/ follows the "equatorial tangent" rule.


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From: William F Pokorny
Subject: Re: Ovus explained
Date: 7 May 2016 10:41:15
Message: <572dc64b@news.povray.org>
On 05/06/2016 03:13 PM, Le_Forgeron wrote:
>  From discussion in p.general
>
> So far the inner_radius of the lemon (center of inner circle as red target)
>   is twice the largest radius of the spheres
>
> Twice, inspired by Moss's egg
>
> http://mathworld.wolfram.com/MosssEgg.html
>

Neat animation! A help to me in understanding POV-Ray's current Ovus 
implementation.

Bill P.


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