Reconstruction of theWest Overton 9-08-2009 formation | |||||

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

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Construct two inscribed equilateral triangles of circle 1, one pointing to the left, one pointing to the right. | |||||

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Construct two circles, both passing through the upper and lower mutual intersections of triangles 2, one tangent to circle 1 at the lefthand side, one at the righthand side. | |||||

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Construct a "two-points" circle (defined by the end-points of a centerline) between the inner intersections of both circles 3 with the horizontal centerline. | |||||

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Construct the inscribed nonagon (regular 9-sided polygon) of circle 1, pointing to the left. | |||||

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Construct the inscribed circle of nonagon 5. | |||||

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Copy circle 1 to the righthand intersection of circle 6 and the horizontal centerline. Move this circle (copy and delete original) to its own corresponding intersection. | |||||

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Copy circle 6 to the center of circle 7. | |||||

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Copy circle 4 to the center of circle 7. | |||||

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Construct the inscribed hexagon (regular 6-sided polygon) of circle 1, pointing up. | |||||

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Construct a circle concentric to circle 7, tangent to the righthand side of hexagon 10. | |||||

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Copy circle 9 while mirroring it with respect to the vertical centerline. | |||||

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Copy circle 1 to the center of circle 12. | |||||

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Copy circle 6 to the center of circle 12. | |||||

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Copy circle 11 to the center of circle 12. | |||||

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Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 9 at the lefthand side. | |||||

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Copy circle 6 to the lefthand intersection of circle 9 and the horizontal centerline, and move it to its own corresponding intersection. | |||||

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Copy circle 1 to the center of circle 17. | |||||

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Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 18 at the righthand side. | |||||

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Copy circle 11 to the center of circle 17. | |||||

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Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 20 at the righthand side. | |||||

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Construct a circle centered at the righthand intersection of circle 20 and the horizontal centerline, tangent to circle 18 at the righthand side. | |||||

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Copy circle 22 to its righthand intersection with the horizontal centerline. | |||||

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Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 23 at the righthand side. | |||||

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Construct a circle concentric to circle 17, tangent to circle 23 at the righthand side. | |||||

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Copy circle 25 two times, to the centers of circles 9 and 12. | |||||

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Copy circle 22 four times, to the intersections of circles 24 and 26. | |||||

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Construct a circle, at its lefthand side tangent to circle 6 (at the righthand side), and tangent to the two righthand sides of the right-pointing triangle 2, as shown. | |||||

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Construct a "two-points" circle between the center of circle 28 and its lefthand intersection with the horizontal centerline. | |||||

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Copy circle 29 four times, to the centers of circles 27. | |||||

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Circles 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 21, 27 and 30 are used for the final reconstruction. | |||||

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Remove all parts not visible within the formation itself. High resolution dwf-file | |||||

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Colour all areas corresponding to standing... High resolution dwf-file | |||||

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...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the West Overton formation of 9-08-2009. High resolution dwf-file | |||||

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Courtesy the Crop Circle Connector Photo by: John Montgomery | ||||

The final result, matched with the aerial image. | |||||

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Copyright © 2009, Zef Damen, The Netherlands Personal use only, commercial use prohibited. | |||||