A Cuboctahedral Cluster of Rhombic Dodecahedra

cuboctahedron of Rhombic Dodeca

It is well-known that the cuboctahedron and the rhombic dodecahedron are dual polyhedra. However, until I stumbled upon this, I was unaware that rhombic dodecahedra could actually be arranged into a cluster with the overall shape of a cuboctahedron.

[Software credit: see http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php for more information about Stella 4d, the program I use to make these rotating images. A free trial download is available at that website.]

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