Stereographic projection

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(Geom.) a method of representing the sphere in which the center of projection is taken in the surface of the sphere, and the plane upon which the projection is made is at right andles to the diameter passing through the center of projection.

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Get a new perspective on the universe with stereographic charts created from parallax data from the Hipparcos satellite that reveal the distances to celestial objects (a pair of red-and-green glasses is included).