Reconstruction of theOxleaze Copse 23-08-2012 formation | |||||

1. |
Draw an eleven by eleven grid of connected squares. Number the columns from left to right, and the rows from bottom to top 1 to 11. | ||||

2. |
Construct the inscribed circle of square (6,6) - column 6, row 6. | ||||

3. |
Copy circle 2 four times, to the centers of the horizontally and vertically adjacent squares ((5,6), (7,6), (6,5), (6,7)). | ||||

4. |
Construct the circumscribed circle of circles 3. | ||||

5. |
Copy circle 2 to the center of square (7,7). | ||||

6. |
Construct a circle, tangent to circles 2 and 5 and righthand circle 3 at the near sides. | ||||

7. |
Copy circle 6 to the center of circle 2. | ||||

8. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 7, pointing up. | ||||

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

10. |
Copy circle 2 two times, to the centers of squares (1,6) and (11,6). | ||||

11. |
Copy circle 9 two times, to the centers of circles 10. | ||||

12. |
Draw two parallel lines, tangent to circles 11 at both sides. | ||||

13. |
Copy circle 2 two times, to the centers of squares (2,7) and (10,7). | ||||

14. |
Copy circle 9 two times, to the centers of circles 13. | ||||

15. |
Draw two parallel lines, tangent to circles 14 at both sides. | ||||

16. |
Copy circle 2 two times, to the centers of squares (2,5) and (10,5). | ||||

17. |
Copy circle 9 two times, to the centers of circles 16. | ||||

18. |
Draw two parallel lines, tangent to circles 17 at both sides. | ||||

19. |
Repeat steps 10, 11 and 12 another six times, for respectively squares (3,8) and (9,8), (4,9) and (8,9), (5,10) and (7,10), (3,4) and (9,4), (4,3) and (8,3), (5,2) and (7,2). | ||||

20. |
Copy circle 2 two times, to the centers of squares (6,1) and (6,11). | ||||

21. |
Copy circle 9 two times, to the centers of circles 20. | ||||

22. |
Draw two parallel lines, tangent to circles 21 at both sides. | ||||

23. |
Copy circle 2 four times, to the centers of squares (3,6), (6,3), (6,9) and (9,6). | ||||

24. |
Copy circle 6 two times, to the centers of the upper and lower circles 23. | ||||

25. |
Draw two parallel lines, tangent to circles 24 at both sides. | ||||

26. |
Copy circle 6 six times, to the centers of circles 10, 13 and 16. | ||||

27. |
Draw three sets of two parallel, horizontal lines, tangent to corresponding pairs of circles 26 at both sides, as shown. | ||||

28. |
Circles 4, 10, 13, 16, 19, 20 and 23, and lines 12, 15, 18, 19, 22, 25 and 27, are used for the final reconstruction. | ||||

29. |
Remove all parts not visible within the formation itself. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

30. |
Colour all areas corresponding to standing... High resolution dwf-file | ||||

31. |
...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the Oxleaze Copse formation of 23-08-2012. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

32. |
Courtesy the Crop Circle Connector Photos by: T.J. Newton | The final result, matched with two aerial images. | |||

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