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None of the existing wedges have such angles as they are based on integer numbers for the sides. The closest angle you'll find is probably the 2x4 one: But even that one is about 3° off (63,43° if I remember enough math), so if you place the 2-length sides of 6 of them on a nice hexagonal shape, there will be noticable gaps at the corners. In short, if ...
This website generates a sphere in LDraw format: http://lego.bldesign.org/sphere/ Here's a link if you want to learn how it can be done: http://groups.csail.mit.edu/graphics/classes/6.837/F04/assignments/assignment5/ (there are other ways too)
Here is my less popular but earlier Spheroid Generator http://olson.pair.com/moc/spheroid/ It let's you generate simple sphereres or ellipsoids as well as parabolic "tent" shapes. The principle is to divide space into 1x1 brick or plate cells, and any cell that falls mostly within an ideal geometric shape becomes a brick (or plate). Output is LDRAW ...
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