Regards,

Manfred

hi

I want to find the point on the ellipse that intersects with an given angle taken from the origin.

I want to find the point on the ellipse that intersects with an given angle taken from the origin.

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All you need to solve that is explained rather nicely here: Points of Intersection of an Ellipse and a line[^]. Just rember that a line that goes through the point of origin is inevitably of the form:

y = x * a

With a = tan(alpha) with alpha being the angle between the abscissa[^] and the ordinate[^].

Regards,

Manfred

Regards,

Manfred

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Hi Manfred,

i need to find the point by the specified angle

i need to find the point by the specified angle

And now? I already told you in my solution that the a line going through the point of origin has the function y = x * tan(alpha) where alpha is said angle. Which part of that did you not understand? BTW, there can be more than one point of intersection.

Good answer, +5

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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10692541/how-to-find-a-point-where-a-line-intersects-an-ellipse-in-2d-c

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9032698/calculate-intersection-of-two-ellipses

and here:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2945337/how-to-detect-if-an-ellipse-intersectscollides-with-a-circle