Reconstruction of the
Wayland's Smithy Long Barrow (2) 12-08-2009 formation

1. Draw a circle. Draw and extend the horizontal and vertical centerlines.

2. Construct the circumscibed regular 104-sided polygon of circle 1, with the mid-point of one side coincident with the upper intersection with the vertical centerline.

3. Draw the 104 rays of polygon 2, from the center of circle 1 to the angular points.

4. Construct a circle centered at the upper intersection of circle 1 and the vertical centerline, tangent to the upper two rays 3.

5. Copy circle 4 to its own upper intersection with the vertical centerline.

6. Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 5 at the upper side.

7. Extend rays 3 up to circle 6.

8. Remove all parts from circles 1 and 6 not visible in the formation.

9. Copy circle 4 to the upper intersection of circle 6 and the vertical centerline, and move this circle (copy and delete original) to its own corresponding intersection.

10. Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 9 at the upper side.

11. Copy circle 4 to the upper intersection of circle 10 and the vertical centerline, and move it to its own corresponding intersection.

12. Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 11 at the upper side.

13. Construct the circumscibed regular 112-sided polygon of circle 12, with the mid-point of one side coincident with the upper intersection with the vertical centerline.

14. Draw the 112 rays of polygon 13, from the center of circle 12 to the angular points.

15. Remove all parts from circles 10 and 12, and from rays 14, not visible in the formation.

16. Copy circle 4 to the upper intersection of circle 12 and the vertical centerline, and move it to its own corresponding intersection.

17. Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 16 at the upper side.

18. Copy circle 4 to its own lower intersection with the vertical centerline.

19. Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 18 at the lower side.

20. Copy circle 4 to the lower intersection of circle 18 and the vertical centerline, and move it to its own corresponding intersection.

21. Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 20 at the lower side.

22. Construct a circle centered at the upper intersection of circle 21 and the vertical centerline, tangent to circle 17 at the upper side.

23. Copy circle 22 to the center of circle 1.

24. Construct the inscribed hexagon (regular 6-sided polygon) of circle 23, pointing up.

25. Construct the inscribed circle of hexagon 24.

26. Construct two inscribed hexagons of circle 21, one pointing up, one pointing to the right.

27. Copy circle 4 twelve times, to the angular points of hexagons 26.

28. Copy circle 4 to the center of circle 1.

29. Draw twelve pairs of parallel lines, each pair tangent to one of the circles 27, and all tangent to circle 28, all on both sides.

30. Remove all parts from circles 21 and 23, and from lines 29, not visible in the formation.

31. Draw a line from the center of circle 1 to the upper righthand mutual intersection of hexagons 26.

32. Construct a circle centered at the same intersection (step 31), tangent to circle 21 at the upper righthand side.

33. Copy circle 4 to the same intersection (step 31), and move it to its own intersection with line 31.

34. Copy circle 32 twelve times, to the lower intersection of circle 33 and line 31, and to the eleven corresponding positions relative to the other mutual intersections of hexagons 26, as shown.

35. Construct a circle centered at the upper intersection of circle 19 and the vertical centerline, tangent to circle 17 at the upper side.

36. Copy circle 35 to its upper intersection with the vertical centerline, and move it to its own corresponding intersection.

37. Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, passing through the center of circle 36.

38. Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 36 at the upper side.

39. Copy circle 4 two times, to the upper intersection of circle 38 and the vertical centerline, and move it to its own corresponding intersection. Repeat this relative to the copied-and-moved circle itself.

40. Construct two circles concentric to circle 1, tangent to circles 39 at the upper sides.

41. Construct the circumscibed regular 144-sided polygon of outer circle 40, with the mid-point of one side coincident with the upper intersection with the vertical centerline.

42. Draw the 144 rays of polygon 41, from the center of circles 40 to the angular points.

43. Remove all parts from circles 40 and rays 42 not visible in the formation.

44. Repeat step 39 for outer circle 40.

45. Repeat step 40 for circles 44.

46. Construct the circumscibed regular 152-sided polygon of outer circle 45, with the mid-point of one side coincident with the upper intersection with the vertical centerline.

47. Draw the 152 rays of polygon 46, from the center of circles 45 to the angular points.

48. Remove all parts from circles 45 and rays 47 not visible in the formation.

49. Copy circle 4 to the upper intersection of outer circle 45 and the vertical centerline, and move it to its own corresponding intersection.

50. Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 49 at the upper side.

51. Construct the inscribed hexagon of circle 36, pointing up.

52. Construct the inscribed hexagon of circle 36, pointing to the right.

53. Construct four "two-points" circles (defined by the end-points of a centerline) between the center of circle 36 and the lefthand and righthand angular points of hexagon 51.

54. Construct four "two-points" circles between the center of circle 36 and the upper and lower angular points of hexagon 52.

55. Construct a "two-points" circle between the intersections of the lower two circles 53.

56. Construct a "two-points" circle between the center of circle 55 and its lower intersection with the vertical centerline.

57. Draw four lines between the center of circle 36 and the upper lefthand, the upper righthand, the lower lefthand and the lower righthand intersections of circles 53 and 54, as shown.

58. Copy circle 56 four times, to the intersection of hexagons 51 and 52 with upper righthand line 57, and move it to its own lower lefthand intersection with the same line. Repeat this for the three other lines 57 and corresponding intersections.

59. Construct a "two-points" circle between the center of circle 56 and its lower intersection with the vertical centerline.

60. Construct a "two-points" circle between the center of circle 59 and its lower intersection with the vertical centerline.

61. Copy circle 60 four times, to the centers of circles 58.

62. Draw twelve rays, from the center of circle 1 to the centers of circles 34, and extend these lines to circle 37.

63. Copy circles 55 and 59 twelve times, to the intersections of circle 37 and rays 62. See detail.

64. Draw twelve rays, from the center of circle 1 to the angular points of hexagons 26, and extend these lines to circle 37.

65. Remove all parts from circles 53 and 54 not visible in the formation. See detail. Copy this pattern and circles 58 and 61 as a whole eleven times, from the intersection of circle 37 and upper ray 64 to the intersections with the other rays 64, maintaining the same orientation with respect to the center of circle 1, as shown.

66. Patterns 8, 15, 30, 43, 48 and 65, and circles 17, 19, 25, 34, 38, 50 and 63, together make up the final reconstruction.



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67. Colour all areas corresponding to standing...



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68. ...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the Wayland's Smithy Long Barrow (2) formation of 12-08-2009.



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69.
Courtesy the Crop Circle Connector
Photo by: John Montgomery
The final result, matched with the aerial image.

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