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Moving around a 3D Point

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i have an object that i want to move (translate) around a 3d point, so far i have something like this... where rot is the "rotation" from 0 to 360. is this right? Also, i want the object to rotate so that it is always facing away from the point. i suspect it will use sin and cos as well. x + (radius * (Math.cos(rot))) y + (radius * (Math.sin(rot))) z + (radius * (Math.cos(rot) + Math.sin(rot))) thanks in advance

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spherical_coordinates

A=[0, pi]
B=[0, 2pi]

x = r * cos(B) * sin(A)
y = r * sin(B) * sin(A)
z = r * cos(A)

Also consider glRotate.

... and you'll have to figure out the rest from there.

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