Definition:Kepler-Poinsot Polyhedron

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Definition

A Kepler-Poinsot polyhedron is any of the four regular star polyhedra.



Also known as

The Kepler-Poinsot polyhedra are sometimes seen referred to as the Kepler-Poinsot stellated polyhedra, but the fact that they are stellated is usually taken for granted.

Some sources refer to them as Poinsot solids, preferring to attribute them wholly to Louis Poinsot.


Also see

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Source of Name

This entry was named for Johannes Kepler and Louis Poinsot.


Sources