Friday, February 10, 2012

Plane curve: Astroid

Astroid plane curve

Astroid curve

An Astroid is a particular type of curve: a hypocycloid with four cusps. It is nearly identical in form to the evolute of an ellipse. The astroid is a real locus of a plane algebraic curve of genus zero.

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