# Definition:Great Stellated Dodecahedron

## Definition

The great stellated dodecahedron is a Kepler-Poinsot polyhedron composed of $12$ pentagrammic faces with $3$ pentagrams meeting at each vertex.

## Also known as

Some sources give this as the **greater stellated dodecahedron**.

## Historical Note

The great stellated dodecahedron was discovered by Johannes Kepler, and later rediscovered by Louis Poinsot.

## Sources

- Weisstein, Eric W. "Great Stellated Dodecahedron." From
*MathWorld*--A Wolfram Web Resource. http://mathworld.wolfram.com/GreatStellatedDodecahedron.html