Five Polar Polyhedra

Most polyhedra I post have cuboctahedral, tetrahedral, or icosidodecahedral symmetry, or some pyritohedral or chiral variation of one of these symmetry-types. These, however, are exceptions. I call them “polar polyhedra” because they each have an identifiable “North Pole” and “South Pole,” which are, in three of these five images, at the ends of their axes of rotation.

cub isomorph polar and chiral Compound of enantiomorphic pair

polar and chiral cubic isomorpth

Dual Morph 50.0%

polar polyhedrarhombus-elongated trapezohedron with n = 4

These rotating images were created using Stella 4d, software you may try for yourself, right here.

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