RE: fun with spheres...

Tom,

> But the sphere/facet issue is still unresolved.  I have tested my geometry
> w/ a base line Java 3d setup and everything looks as desired...  Could the
> problem be my use of radial normals (based on the vertices) as opposed to
> polygon/face normals?

I don't know what's wrong. We have been successful with numerous
examples that use Shapes. Can you send a small test program that
illustrates the problem?

Bill