Re: how to orient Polar Plot 0 Degrees at the North Pole

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg128836] Re: how to orient Polar Plot 0 Degrees at the North Pole*From*: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357 at gmail.com>*Date*: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 06:07:07 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@wolfram.com*Delivered-to*: mathgroup-newout@smc.vnet.net*Delivered-to*: mathgroup-newsend@smc.vnet.net*References*: <20121128081614.65AFF6881@smc.vnet.net>

PolarPlot[ Exp[Cos[t]] - 2 Cos[4 t], {t, 0, 2 \[Pi]}, PolarAxes -> True] PolarPlot[ Evaluate[ (Exp[Cos[t]] - 2 Cos[4 t]) /. t -> t - Pi/2], {t, 0, 2 \[Pi]}, PolarAxes -> True, PolarTicks -> { Table[ {t, FunctionExpand[Mod[(t - Pi/2), 2 Pi]/Degree]}, {t, 0, 2 Pi - Pi/12, Pi/12}], Automatic}] Bob Hanlon On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 3:16 AM, mathgroup <fizzymath at knology.net> wrote: > > Sometimes I want the 0 Degree direction of PolarPlot to be at the > North Pole......I have been able to do this by applying Rotate to the > PolarPlot, e.g.... > > > Rotate[PolarPlot[expr...],Pi/2] > > but this also Rotates the numbers for the Degrees, etc. which I > don't want..... > > > is there another way ?....I looked at the Options to see if there was > one which allowed you to do this but, if there is such an Option, I > didn't see it.... > > > Thanks.....Jerry Blimbaum > >

**References**:**how to orient Polar Plot 0 Degrees at the North Pole***From:*"mathgroup " <fizzymath@knology.net>