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August Epicycloidal vs. Eisenlohr

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  August Epicycloidal Eisenlohr
Creator Friedrich W. O. August, G. Bellermann (1874) Friedrich Eisenlohr (1870)
Group Miscellaneous Miscellaneous
Property Conformal Conformal
Other Names
Remarks
recommended comparisons Eisenlohr August Epicycloidal
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
While very much alike at first glance, in direct comparision the differences become quite obvious.

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

August Epicycloidal
August Epicycloidal Projection
Eisenlohr
Eisenlohr Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
August Epicycloidal Silhouette Map
Eisenlohr Silhouette Map

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30° – scaled to fit

August Epicycloidal
August Epicycloidal Tissot Indicatrix
Eisenlohr
Eisenlohr Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

August Epicycloidal
August Epicycloidal Projection
Eisenlohr
Eisenlohr Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
August Epicycloidal Silhouette Map
Eisenlohr Silhouette Map

6. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30° – scaled to same width

August Epicycloidal
August Epicycloidal Tissot Indicatrix
Eisenlohr
Eisenlohr Tissot Indicatrix

7. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 15° – scaled to fit

August Epicycloidal
August Epicycloidal Tissot Indicatrix
Eisenlohr
Eisenlohr Tissot Indicatrix

8. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 15° – scaled to same width

August Epicycloidal
August Epicycloidal Tissot Indicatrix
Eisenlohr
Eisenlohr Tissot Indicatrix
 

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