Gnomonic projection


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a projection of the circles of the sphere, in which the point of sight is taken at the center of the sphere, and the principal plane is tangent to the surface of the sphere.
- Cyc. of Arts & Sciences.

See also: Gnomonic

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gnomonic projection of spherical coordinates [alpha], [delta] to the plane coordinates x', y',