I'm trying to make a figure like this below:

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I already have 3d polar coordinate where 3rd dimension is amplitude (Q in above figure) ex) {{110,10,0.15},{30,170,0.02},...}

Can anyone help me to make such a figure please? Thank you!

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    $\begingroup$ What are your other dimensions? Are you using radians or degrees? Can you, please, give an example dataset that can be used to potentially answer your question? What have you tried so far? Thanks! $\endgroup$ Jun 22, 2021 at 1:57
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    – bbgodfrey
    Jun 22, 2021 at 2:01

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You can provide the color of the point in the PlotStyle:

data = RandomReal[1, {200, 3}];
ListPolarPlot[{#} & /@ data[[All, 1 ;; 2]], PolarAxes -> True, 
     PolarTicks -> {"Degrees", Automatic}, 
     PolarGridLines -> True, 
     PlotStyle -> ColorData["Rainbow"] /@ data[[All, 3]], 
     PlotLegends -> BarLegend["Rainbow"]]

Polar plot with point-specific colors

However, as you see, each point has to be provided as a separate list.

  • $\begingroup$ Thank you very much! $\endgroup$
    – user80662
    Jun 23, 2021 at 2:18

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