Reconstruction of theStony Littleton Long Barrow 7-06-2010 formation | |||||

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

2. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 1, pointing down. | ||||

3. |
Construct the inscribed circle of triangle 2. | ||||

4. |
Construct the circumscribed dodecagon (regular twelve-sided polygon) of circle 3, with one side up (its mid-point at the vertical centerline), as shown. | ||||

5. |
Construct the circumscribed circle of dodecagon 4. | ||||

6. |
Construct a circle centered at the upper intersection of circle 3 and the vertical centerline, tangent to circle 5 at the upper side. | ||||

7. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 6 at the lower side. | ||||

8. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 5, pointing up. | ||||

9. |
Construct the inscribed circle of triangle 8. | ||||

10. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 9, pointing down. | ||||

11. |
Construct the inscribed circle of triangle 10. | ||||

12. |
Construct the inscribed hexagon (regular six-sided polygon) of circle 3, pointing down. | ||||

13. |
Draw the righthand ray of dodecagon 4, just above the horizontal centerline, from the center of circle 1 to the corresponding angular point. | ||||

14. |
Construct a circle centered at the intersection of the righthand side of hexagon 12 and the horizontal centerline, passing through the intersection of the same side with ray 13. | ||||

15. |
Copy circle 14 to the center of circle 1. | ||||

16. |
Construct a "two-points" circle (defined by the two end-points of a centerline) between the center of circle 15 and its upper intersection with the vertical centerline. | ||||

17. |
Draw a line parallel to the horizontal centerline, passing through the center of circle 16, extending to circle 1 in both directions. | ||||

18. |
Copy circle 9 two times, to the intersections of line 17 and circle 1. | ||||

19. |
Draw two lines, from the center of circle 1 to the centers of circles 18. | ||||

20. |
Construct two "two-points" circles, between the righthand intersection of circle 9 and the lefthand intersection of righthand circle 18, and between the lefthand intersection of circle 9 and the righthand intersection of lefthand circle 18, all with lines 19. | ||||

21. |
Copy circle 14 two times, to the centers of circles 18. | ||||

22. |
Copy circle 11 four times, to the intersections of circle 3 with lines 19 and with the vertical centerline. | ||||

23. |
Construct a circle centered at the upper intersection of circle 5 and the vertical centerline, tangent to circle 7 at the upper side. | ||||

24. |
Copy circle 23 to the righthand intersection of righthand circle 20 and line 19. | ||||

25. |
Construct a circle concentric to righthand circle 20, tangent to circle 24 at the righthand side. | ||||

26. |
Copy circle 25 to the center of lefthand circle 20. | ||||

27. |
Construct the inscribed pentagon (regular five-sided polygon) of circle 9, pointing up. | ||||

28. |
Construct the inscribed circle of pentagon 27. | ||||

29. |
Construct a circle centered at the upper intersection of circle 28 and the vertical centerline, tangent to circle 9 at the upper side. | ||||

30. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 29 at the lower side. | ||||

31. |
Steps 27 and 28 will be repeated iteratively four times, starting with circle 30.(For clarity, circle 11 is left out from here on).Inscribed pentagon. | ||||

32. |
Inscribed Circle. | ||||

33. |
Inscribed pentagon. | ||||

34. |
Inscribed Circle. | ||||

35. |
Inscribed pentagon. | ||||

36. |
Inscribed Circle. | ||||

37. |
Inscribed pentagon. | ||||

38. |
Inscribed Circle. | ||||

39. |
Construct a circle centered at the lower intersection of circle 34 and the vertical centerline, tangent to circle 15 at the lower side. | ||||

40. |
Copy circle 39 to the upper intersection of lefthand circle 18 and circle 1. | ||||

41. |
Copy circle 28 to the upper intersection of circle 40 and circle 1, and move this circle (copy and delete original) to its own corresponding intersection. | ||||

42. |
Copy circle 39 to the upper intersection of circle 41 and circle 1. | ||||

43. |
Copy circle 30 to the upper intersection of circle 42 and circle 1, and move this circle to its own corresponding intersection. | ||||

44. |
Copy circle 39 to the righthand intersection of circle 43 and circle 1. | ||||

45. |
Copy circle 32 to the righthand intersection of circle 44 and circle 1, and move this circle to its own corresponding intersection. | ||||

46. |
Copy circle 39 to the righthand intersection of circle 45 and circle 1. | ||||

47. |
Copy circle 34 to the righthand intersection of circle 46 and circle 1, and move this circle to its own corresponding intersection. | ||||

48. |
Copy circle 39 to the righthand intersection of circle 47 and circle 1. | ||||

49. |
Copy circle 36 to the righthand intersection of circle 48 and circle 1, and move this circle to its own corresponding intersection. | ||||

50. |
Copy circle 39 to the righthand intersection of circle 49 and circle 1. | ||||

51. |
Copy circle 38 to the righthand intersection of circle 50 and circle 1, and move this circle to its own corresponding intersection. | ||||

52. |
Copy circles 41, 43, 45, 47, 49 and 51 as a whole, while rotating about the center of circle 1, from the center of the lefthand circle 18 to the center of the righthand circle 18, as shown. | ||||

53. |
Circles 5, 7, 9, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51 and 52, are used for the final reconstruction. | ||||

54. |
Remove all parts not present within the formation itself. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

55. |
Colour all areas corresponding to standing... High resolution dwf-file | ||||

56. |
...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the Stony Littleton Long Barrow formation of 7-06-2010. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

57. |
Courtesy the Crop Circle Connector Photo by: Lucy Pringle | The final result, matched with the aerial image. | |||

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Copyright © 2010, Zef Damen, The Netherlands Personal use only, commercial use prohibited. | |||||