1 A Simple View

We start with a simple view of an object and its shadow with figure 1.


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Figure 1: A Simple Pole View

Such a picture provides a reference for how everything is going to look. Another picture showing how items look in the air, a view the Apollo astronauts could not give us, is in figure 2.


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Figure 2: A Pole View In the Air

A movie showing movement from the view in figure 2 to figure 1 is downloadable as polem.mpg.

More specific information on POV-Ray may be found in § A.