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Breusing Harmonic vs. Nicolosi Globular

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  Breusing Harmonic Nicolosi Globular
Creator A. E. Young (1920) Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī (1000 approx.)
Group Azimuthal Miscellaneous
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Breusing Harmonic Mean
Remarks Modification of Breusing Geometric, Arthur Breusing (1892). Reinvented by Giovanni Battista Nicolosi, ca. 1660.
recommended comparisons Airy (Hem.)
Azimuthal Equidistant (Hem.)
Nicolosi Globular
Azimuthal Equidistant (Hem.)
Breusing Harmonic
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
These two projections nearly identical, so you might spot the differences in direct comparision only.
Remark: On these two projections, »scaled to fit« and »scaled to same width« will be quite identical!

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Breusing Harmonic Silhouette Map
Nicolosi Globular Silhouette Map

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

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic Tissot Indicatrix
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Breusing Harmonic Silhouette Map
Nicolosi Globular Silhouette Map

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

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic Tissot Indicatrix
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular Tissot Indicatrix

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

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic Tissot Indicatrix
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular Tissot Indicatrix

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

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic Tissot Indicatrix
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular Tissot Indicatrix
 

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