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Re: 3-D plotting of list in spherical coordinates

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Le vendredi 15 septembre 2000 02:27:42 UTC-4, David Casey a =E9crit :
> On 12 Sep 2000 03:13:20 -0400, "Siddiq Qidwai"
> <siddiq_qidwai at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> >Hi All,
> >
> >I've an irregular list (20 x 40 grid) of numbers to be plotted in 3-D. The
> >data is in spherical coordinates, i.e., r, theta and phi. I've used the
> >SetCoordinates[Spherical[r, theta, phi]] and ListSurfacePlot3D commands in
> >tandem but they apprently still spews out the plot in cartesian coordinates.
> >I use Mathematica version 3.0. Any suggestions please?
> >
> >Thanks.
> >
> >Siddiq
> >
> >
>
> I'd like to know the answer to this as well.  The only way I've done
> it is to convert all the data to cartesian coordinates and plot it.
>
> CoordinatesToCartesian[pt,coordsys]
>
> This is not very elegant, though.  I am hoping there is a way to plot
> directly in each of the coordinate systems directly.

Did you ever figure it out? I basically need to design an ArrayPlot function, but on the sphere.



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