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Visualising a spherical triangle

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  • Subject: [mg85399] Visualising a spherical triangle
  • From: "Alexander Erlich" <alexander.erlich at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2008 04:14:20 -0500 (EST)

Hello,

I would like to visualize the a spherical triangle between Bremen (Germany),
Chicago and Shanghai on the world sphere. Although there are some notebooks
on the Documentation Project which deal with spherical triangles, I had
trouble understanding them (being rather new to mathematica), and I could
not find a way to modify any of them to my purpose.

Could you tell me how to visualize a spherical triangle? Or (if this is
easier) how to modify an existing notebook to visualize it?

Regards,
Alexander



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