Figures showing the bounding surfaces of a tesseroid (spherical prism)

2015-07-28T22:05:04Z (GMT) by Leonardo Uieda

View of a tesseroid (spherical prism) in a geocentric coordinate system. Red planes show the six bounding surfaces of a tesseroid: two parallels, two meridians, and two concentric spheres.

This figure is used in the Tesseroids ( software documentation.

Created using Inkscape (

Other file formats are available in the Github repository (



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