Conic sections

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Help

Depending on the height and the angle of the plane, its intersection with the double cone is a circle, an ellipse, a parabola, a hyperbola, or a degenerate conic (point, straight lines).
  • Press W and S to move the plane up and down.
  • Press A and D to rotate the plane.
  • Use the mouse to orbit the camera.
  • Use the mouse wheel to zoom.