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sph_rings - rings of points on a sphere

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Usage



Usage: sph_ring [options] num_rings num_divs

Distribute points on rings a sphere. num_rings is the number of
rings between the poles. num_divs is the number of points on each
ring, or if not given then it is as many points as will fit in each
ring at least a bands width apart.

Options
  -h,--help this help message (run 'off_util -H help' for general help)
  --version version information
  -s        stagger placement of balls between cirles
  -x        don't place points at the two poles
  -o <file> write output to file (default: write to standard output)


Examples

A globe
sph_rings 12 24 | conv_hull | antiview


Stagger the rings on the globe
sph_rings -s 12 24 | conv_hull | antiview


As many points as will fit on the 12 rings
sph_rings 12 | antiview -v b


Notes

The output can be run through conv_hull to create a polyhedron.


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