Press escape to exit fullscreen


CC {{sketch.licenseObject.short}}

Archived Sketch

This sketch is created with an older version of Processing,
and doesn't work on browsers anymore.

View Source Code

Capture Screenshot


A fast method of producing an arbitrary number of equally distributed points around a sphere. This is accomplished by drawing a fibonacci spiral (similar to sunflower seed pattern) that maintains constant surface area. n = number of points phi = (sqrt(5)+1)/2 - 1 ga = PHI * TWO_PI for each point i (1..n) longitude = ga*i latitude = asin(-1 + 2*i/n) As written, the sketch constantly adds new points to the sphere. Click to toggle this feature, so you can examine the point distribution.
We recovered an unsaved version of this sketch. Please review your changes below.

As a Plus+ Member feature, this source code is hidden by the owner.

  • {{co.title}}
    {{$t('sketch.mode-pjs')}} {{$t('general.learnMore')}}
    Select mode or a template
    • {{l.url.substr(l.url.lastIndexOf('/') + 1)}}



    Versions are only kept for 7 days.
    Join Plus+ to keep versions indefinitely!