Compound of twelve pentagrammic prisms

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Compound of twelve pentagrammic prisms
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Type Uniform compound
Index UC37
Polyhedra 12 pentagrammic prisms
Faces 24 pentagrams, 60 squares
Edges 180
Vertices 60
Symmetry group icosahedral (Ih)
Subgroup restricting to one constituent 5-fold dihedral (D5)

This uniform polyhedron compound is a symmetric arrangement of 12 pentagrammic prisms, aligned in pairs with the axes of fivefold rotational symmetry of a dodecahedron.

It results from composing the two enantiomorphs of the compound of six pentagrammic prisms. In doing so, the vertices of the two enantiomorphs coincide, with the result that the full compound has two pentagrammic prisms incident on each of its vertices.

Related polyhedra[edit]

This compound shares its vertex arrangement with four uniform polyhedra as follows:

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Rhombicosidodecahedron
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Small dodecicosidodecahedron
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Small rhombidodecahedron
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Small stellated truncated dodecahedron
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Compound of six pentagrammic prisms
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Compound of twelve pentagrammic prisms

References[edit]

  • Skilling, John (1976), "Uniform Compounds of Uniform Polyhedra", Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 79 (03): 447–457, doi:10.1017/S0305004100052440, MR 0397554 .