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Polycircles: WGS84 Circle approximations using polygons

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Polycircles: KML (WGS84) circle approximation using polygons with many vertices.

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Approximate a circle using a 36-vertices polygon:

>>> from polycircles import polycircles
>>> polycircle = polycircles.Polycircle(latitude = 32.074322, longitude=34.792081, radius=100, number_of_vertices=36)
>>> polycircle.to_lat_lon()
((32.075223809870174, 34.792081), (32.075210109219384, 34.79226491831068),
 (32.07516942356622, 34.792443248196115), (32.07510298915787, 34.792610571051924),
 (32.075012824622526, 34.79276180275308), (32.074901669628204, 34.792892348145145),
 (32.07477290163153, 34.792998240672475), (32.07463043324713, 34.793076262899916),
 (32.074478593357114, 34.79312404426628), (32.07432199557388, 34.79314013310001),
 (32.0741653980537, 34.79312404071046), (32.07401355892112, 34.793076256217155),
 (32.07387109169717, 34.79299823166882), (32.073742325123995, 34.792892337906565),
 (32.073631171644536, 34.79276179251449), (32.07354100853271, 34.79261056204826),
 (32.073474575284784, 34.792443241513354), (32.07343389038906, 34.79226491475485),
 (32.07342019000133, 34.792081), (32.07343389038906, 34.791897085245154),
 (32.073474575284784, 34.79171875848665), (32.07354100853271, 34.791551437951746),
 (32.073631171644536, 34.791400207485516), (32.073742325123995, 34.79126966209344),
 (32.07387109169717, 34.79116376833119), (32.07401355892112, 34.79108574378285),
 (32.0741653980537, 34.79103795928955), (32.07432199557388, 34.791021866899996),
 (32.074478593357114, 34.79103795573373), (32.07463043324713, 34.79108573710009),
 (32.07477290163153, 34.79116375932753), (32.074901669628204, 34.79126965185486),
 (32.075012824622526, 34.79140019724693), (32.07510298915787, 34.79155142894808),
 (32.07516942356622, 34.79171875180389), (32.075210109219384, 34.79189708168933),
 (32.075223809870174, 34.792081))

Documentation: http://polycircles.readthedocs.org/en/latest/ Code: https://github.com/adamatan/polycircles

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