SpherePoints

SpherePoints[n]

gives the positions of n uniformly distributed points on the surface of a unit sphere.

Details

  • SpherePoints[n] gives exactly equally spaced points in certain cases for small n. In other cases, it places points so they are approximately equally spaced.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

200 uniformly distributed points on a sphere:

Applications  (1)

Use a Delaunay mesh to make an approximation to a sphere:

Neat Examples  (1)

Introduced in 2017
 (11.1)