Reconstruction of theDorset (Sixpenny Handley) 31-05-2020 formation | |||||

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

2. |
Construct the inscribed regular 24-sided polygon of circle 1, pointing up. Draw the 24 rays of this polygon, from the center to its angular points. | ||||

3. |
Construct the inscribed dodecagon (regular 12-sided polygon) of circle 1, pointing up. | ||||

4. |
Construct the inscribed circle of dodecagon 3. | ||||

5. |
Construct the inscribed square of circle 4, with horizontal and vertical sides. | ||||

6. |
Construct the inscribed circle of square 5. | ||||

7. |
Construct a circle centered at the righthand intersection of circle 4 and the horizontal centerline, tangent to circle 1 at the righthand side. | ||||

8. |
Copy circle 7 to the righthand intersection of circle 6 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

9. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 8 at the lefthand side. | ||||

10. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 4, pointing to the left. | ||||

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

12. |
Copy circle 7 to the righthand intersection of circle 11 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

13. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 12 at the righthand side. | ||||

14. |
Construct a circle tangent to the righthand rays 2 just above and below the horizontal centerline, and tangent to circle 11 at the righthand side, from outside, as shown. | ||||

15. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 14 at the righthand side. | ||||

16. |
Copy circle 7 to the righthand intersection of circle 15 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

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

18. |
Construct a circle centered at the righthand intersection of circle 6 and the horizontal centerline, tangent to circle 17 at the lefthand side. | ||||

19. |
Copy circle 18 to the righthand intersection of circle 11 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

20. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 19 at the lefthand side. | ||||

21. |
Copy circle 7 to the righthand intersection of circle 20 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

22. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 21 at the lefthand side. | ||||

23. |
Copy circle 18 to the center of circle 1. | ||||

24. |
Copy circle 7 to the righthand intersection of circle 23 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

25. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 24 at the righthand side. | ||||

26. |
Construct a "two-points" circle (defined by the two end-points of a centerline) between the righthand intersections of circles 22 and 23 with the horizontal centerline. | ||||

27. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, passing through the center of circle 26. | ||||

28. |
Construct a circle centered at the righthand intersection of circle 4 and the horizontal centerline, tangent to circle 17 at the righthand side. | ||||

29. |
Copy circle 28 to the righthand intersection of circle 1 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

30. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 28, tangent to circle 29 at the lefthand side. | ||||

31. |
Copy circle 30 eleven times, to the corresponding positions with respect to the other angular points of dodecagon 3, as shown. | ||||

32. |
Construct a "two-points" circle between the upper intersections of circles 1 and 4 with the vertical centerline. | ||||

33. |
Copy circle 32 twentyfour times, one to the center of circle 1, the others to the corresponding positions with respect to the other rays 2, as shown. | ||||

34. |
Construct two parallel lines, tangent to circle 32 and the central circle 33 at both sides. | ||||

35. |
Repeat step 34 twentythree times, with respect to the central and all other circles 33, as shown. | ||||

36. |
Circles 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, 30, and 31, and lines 34, and 35, are used for the final reconstruction. | ||||

37. |
Remove all parts not visible within the formation itself. pdf-file | ||||

38. |
Colour all areas corresponding to standing... pdf-file | ||||

39. |
...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the Dorset (Sixpenny Handley) formation of 31-05-2020. pdf-file | ||||

40. |
Courtesy the Crop Circle Connector Photos by: STONEHENGE DRONESCAPES PHOTOGRAPHY | The final result, matched with two aerial images. | |||

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