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Tag Archives: tetrahedra
The Truncated Stella Octangula
This can also be called the compound of two truncated tetrahedra. This image was created using Stella 4d, which you can try at this website.
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Compound of Two Tetrahedral Wedges
I made this with Stella 4d, a program you can try for yourself right here.
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Compound of Three Tetrahedral Wedges
Software used: Stella 4d, available here.
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Some Variants of Kepler’s Stella Octangula
The Stella Octangula is also known as the compound of two tetrahedra, which works well because the tetrahedron is selfdual. All of these are also twopart compounds, with varying amounts of similarity to the Stella Octangula. The first one is … Continue reading
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Two Compounds of Six Tetrahedra Each
In the image above, which I stumbled upon using Stella 4d (available here), the tetrahedra are elongated. If they are regular, instead, the same arrangement looks very different:
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Two Colorings of a Hollow Stella Octangula
Both of these versions of the stella octangula, or compound of two tetrahedra, were made with Stella 4d, software available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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An Elongated Stella Octangula
The Stella Octangula is another name for the compound of two tetrahedra. I made this elongated version, which uses narrow isosceles triangles in place of the usual equilateral triangles, using Stella 4d — polyhedronmanipulation software you can find at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.