# Definition:Small Stellated Dodecahedron

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## Definition

The small stellated dodecahedron is a Kepler-Poinsot polyhedron composed of $12$ pentagrammic faces with $5$ pentagrams meeting at each vertex.

## Also known as

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

## Historical Note

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

## Sources

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