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The second approximation to the velocity potential for the irrotational flow of a compressible fluid past a sphere, derived independently by Tamada and Kaplan, is used to calculate the subsonic streamlines for the flow of air at a Mach number of 0.5 past a sphere. Comparison is made between these streamlines and those for the irrotational flow of an incompressible fluid. Velocity and pressure comparisons are also shown.