Reconstruction of theOverton Down 18-07-2011 formation | |||||

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

2. |
Copy circle 1 to its righthand intersection with the horizontal centerline. | ||||

3. |
Copy circle 1 to the righthand intersection of circle 2 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

4. |
Copy circle 1 to the righthand intersection of circle 3 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

5. |
Copy circle 1 to the righthand intersection of circle 4 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

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

7. |
Construct a circle centered at the righthand intersection of circle 6 and the horizontal centerline, passing through the center of circle 5. | ||||

8. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 7, passing through the center of circle 4. | ||||

9. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 7, passing through the center of circle 3. | ||||

10. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 7, passing through the center of circle 2. | ||||

11. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 7, passing through the center of circle 1. | ||||

12. |
Copy circle 7 to the upper intersection of circle 6 and the vertical centerline. | ||||

13. |
Copy circle 8 to the center of circle 12. | ||||

14. |
Copy circle 9 to the center of circle 12. | ||||

15. |
Copy circle 10 to the center of circle 12. | ||||

16. |
Copy circle 11 to the center of circle 12. | ||||

17. |
Draw the connecting line between the intersections of circles 11 and 16. | ||||

18. |
Draw the connecting line between the centers of circles 7 and 12. | ||||

19. |
Construct a circle centered at the intersection of circle 6 and line 17, passing through the intersection of circle 10 and line 18. | ||||

20. |
Construct a circle centered at the intersection of circle 10 and line 18, passing through the center of circle 19. | ||||

21. |
Draw the connecting line between the intersections of circles 19 and 20, and extend this line up to line 18. | ||||

22. |
Construct a circle centered at the intersection of lines 18 and 21, passing through the intersection of circle 10 and line 18. | ||||

23. |
Draw the connecting line between the center of circle 6 and the upper intersection of circles 9 and 16, and extend this line up to circle 10. | ||||

24. |
Construct a circle centered at the intersection of circle 6 and line 23, passing through the intersection of circle 9 and line 18. | ||||

25. |
Construct a circle centered at the intersection of circle 9 and line 18, passing through the center of circle 24. | ||||

26. |
Draw the connecting line between the intersections of circles 24 and 25, and extend this line up to line 18. | ||||

27. |
Construct a circle centered at the intersection of lines 18 and 26, passing through the intersection of circle 9 and line 18. | ||||

28. |
Construct a circle centered at the intersection of circle 6 and line 23, passing through the intersection of circle 16 and line 18. | ||||

29. |
Construct a circle centered at the intersection of circle 16 and line 18, passing through the center of circle 28. | ||||

30. |
Draw the connecting line between the intersections of circles 28 and 29, and extend this line up to line 18. | ||||

31. |
Construct a circle centered at the intersection of lines 18 and 30, passing through the intersection of circle 16 and line 18. | ||||

32. |
Copy circles 22, 27 and 31, while mirroring with respect to line 17. | ||||

33. |
Create a pattern by removing all parts from circles 22, 27, 31 and 32, outside the area enclosed by circle 6 and line 18, as shown. | ||||

34. |
Construct a "two-points" circle (defined by the two end-points of a centerline) between the upper intersection of circles 10 and 15 and the intersection of circle 6 and line 17. | ||||

35. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 6, passing through the center of circle 34. | ||||

36. |
Construct a circle tangent to circles 9 and 16, and tangent to circle 6 at the outside, as shown. | ||||

37. |
Copy circle 36 to the upper intersection of circles 10 and 15, and move this circle (copy and delete original) to its own upper intersection with line 17. | ||||

38. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 6, passing through the center of circle 37. | ||||

39. |
Draw the connecting line between the center of circle 6 and the upper intersection of circles 11 and 14, and extend this line up to circle 15. | ||||

40. |
Copy circle 36 two times, to the intersections of lines 23 and 39 with circle 38. | ||||

41. |
Copy circles 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 two times, to the lefthand intersection of circle 6 with the horizontal, and to the lower intersection with the vertical centerline. | ||||

42. |
Copy pattern 33, and circles 37 and 40 as a whole three times, while rotating about the center of circle 6 by 90°, 180° and 270°, respectively. | ||||

43. |
Circles 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 35, 37, 40 and 41, and patterns 33 and 42, are used for the final reconstruction. | ||||

44. |
Remove all parts not visible within the formation itself. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

45. |
Colour all areas corresponding to standing... High resolution dwf-file | ||||

46. |
...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the Overton Down formation of 18-07-2011. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

47. |
Courtesy the Crop Circle Connector | The final result, matched with the aerial image. | |||

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Copyright © 2011, Zef Damen, The Netherlands Personal use only, commercial use prohibited. | |||||