Squine and Cosquine (VIDEO!)
Ordinary sine and cosine plot the height and “overness” of a star as it moves about a (presumed) circular path in the heavens. But what if we assumed instead that stars followed square paths overhead?!
In this video we plot the graphs of squine and cosquine – just for fun! (Though I would argue to high-school teachers that there is also very good pedogogical value for doing this with students!)