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I need to calculate the average distance from a point to a $4$ sided spherical polygon. Can someone point me to the right direction? I guess either the average point of a spherical square or centroid might also work for my purposes.

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What are the "average point" and "centroid" of a region on the sphere? – joriki Jan 17 '13 at 20:36

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