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A Compound of the Great Stellated Dodecahedron and the Great Dodecahedron
In the picture above, each component of this compound has its own color. In the one below, each set of parallel faces is given a color of its own. These images were made using Stella 4d, software you may try … Continue reading
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Three Versions of a Compound of the Great and Small Stellated Dodecahedra
In the first version of this compound shown here, the great stellated dodecahedron is shown in yellow, while the small stellated dodecahedron is shown in red. In the next version, each face has its own color, except for those in … Continue reading
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Augmenting the Dodecahedron with Great Dodecahedra
These two polyhedra are the dodecahedron (left), and the great dodecahedron (right). Since the faces of both of these polyhedra are regular pentagons, it is possible to augment each of the dodecahedron’s twelve faces with a great dodecahedron. Here is … Continue reading
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A Compound of an Octahedron and a Pyritohedral Dodecahedron
I made this using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator. You can try this program for free at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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Tagged compound, dodecahedron, geometry, Mathematics, octahedron, polyhedra, polyhedral, polyhedron, pyritohedral
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An Offspring of a Dodecahedron and a Tetrahedron
To make this polyhedron, I first changed the symmetrytype of a dodecahedron from icosahedral to tetrahedral, then stellated it twice. This was done using Stella 4d, a program you may try for free at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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Tagged dodecahedron, geometry, hybrid, isocahedral symmetry, Mathematics, offspring, polyhedra, polyhedron, stellation, tetrahedral symmetry, tetrahedron
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Creating a New Polyhedron from the Snub Dodecahedron
Shown below are the snub dodecahedron and its dual, the pentagonal hexecontahedron. Seeking a way to make a “new” polyhedron (one never seen before), I augmented each face of the orange dual, above, with prisms. These prisms have a height … Continue reading
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Tagged dodecahedron, geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, snub
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Selected Stellations of the Truncated Dodecahedron
This is the truncated dodecahedron. It is one of the Archimedean solids. This polyhedron has a long stellationseries, from which I selected several on aesthetic grounds. The figure immediately below is the truncated dodecahedron’s 16th stellation. Here is the 21st … Continue reading
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