a one-to-one correspondence between the points on a sphere and the extended complex plane where the north pole on the sphere corresponds to the point at infinity of the plane.
- Compare extended complex plane.
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How to use stereographic projection in a sentence
Notwithstanding the facility of construction, the stereographic projection is not much used in map-making.
To construct a stereographic projection of the sphere on the horizon of a given place.
We have seen that the stereographic projection of any circle of the sphere is itself a circle.
The employment of stereographic projection is also interesting.
The kind of projection most extensively used is the “stereographic projection.”