Spherical projection - Live component

Hello
In the continuation of the cylindrical projection, I present to you the spherical projection.
We start with a rectangle of dimensions:

  • Width = Equatorial Perimeter
  • Height = Equatorial half-perimeter
    A UV projection is applied to it along the Y axis
    Then we do a bit of origami, to deform it into a sphere.

Input parameters are:

  • The radius of the sphere
  • The number of vertical and horizontal divisions.
  • You can apply one of the photos of the surface of one of the celestial bodies of our solar system (Photo credit from NASA)
  • You can alternate plane view or spherical view.
  • Rotate the sphere

Thank you for your comments and suggestions.

Gif live démo :
https://www.simjoubert.com/biblio3D/gif/SketchUp_QBRCW1TA2L.gif

Graphe link:
https://creator.trimble.com/graph?assetURI=whp:e5b343d1-ec17-4e0c-8fc7-e067b33c7813

3DWareHouse:

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Planet globe

Graphe link : https://creator.trimble.com/graph?assetURI=whp:cb49dad5-6719-4c75-aa06-d52cbf332ce8

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great Simon, I love it
and all the planets :smiley: well done

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