Reconstruction of thePegsdon 3-05-2004 formation | |||||

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

2. |
Copy circle 1 to its upper intersection with the vertical centerline. | ||||

3. |
Copy circle 1 to its lower intersection with the vertical centerline. | ||||

4. |
Construct the circumscribed dodecagon (regular 12-sided polygon) of circle 1, pointing to the right (tangent to circle 1 at an angle of 45°). | ||||

5. |
Construct a circle centered at the rightmost angular point of dodecagon 4, tangent to circle 2 (and 3) at the near side. | ||||

6. |
Construct a circle centered at the upper intersection of circle 5 and dodecagon 4, tangent to circle 5 (at the lower side). | ||||

7. |
Construct a circle centered at the lower intersection of circle 5 and dodecagon 4, tangent to circle 5 (at the upper side). | ||||

8. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 6, passing through the angular point of dodecagon 4 next to the rightmost one in a clockwise direction. | ||||

9. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 7, passing through the angular point of dodecagon 4 next to the rightmost one in a counterclockwise direction. | ||||

10. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, passing through the rightmost intersection of circles 2 and 7. | ||||

11. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 5, tangent to circle 8 (and 9) at the far side. | ||||

12. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 11, passing through the upper angular point of dodecagon 4. | ||||

13. |
Construct a circle centered at the left intersection of circle 1 and the horizontal centerline, passing through the intersections of circle 11 and the vertical centerline. | ||||

14. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 13, passing through the upper angular point of dodecagon 4. | ||||

15. |
Copy circle 14 to the left intersection of circle 13 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

16. |
Copy circle 14 two times, to the intersections of circles 14 and 15. | ||||

17. |
Copy circle 1 to its right intersection with the horizontal centerline. | ||||

18. |
Construct a small circle centered at the upper intersection of circles 17 and 10, passing through the upper intersection of circles 17 and 1; see detail. | ||||

19. |
Copy circle 18 to the center of circle 1. | ||||

20. |
Copy circle 18 (19) to the left intersection of circle 19 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

21. |
Construct a line tangent to both circles 18 and 20 at their lower right sides. | ||||

22. |
Construct a line tangent to both circles 18 and 20 at their upper left sides. | ||||

23. |
Extend line 21 up to circle 12 in the upper right direction. | ||||

24. |
Extend line 22 up to circle 12 in the upper right direction. | ||||

25. |
Copy both lines 23 and 24, while mirroring relative to the horizontal centerline. | ||||

26. |
Construct a small circle centered at the lower intersection of circles 5 and 10, tangent to circle 6 at the near side, see detail. | ||||

27. |
Draw the connecting line between both intersections of circles 1 and 3. | ||||

28. |
Copy circle 26 to the intersection of line 27 and the vertical centerline. | ||||

29. |
Copy circle 26 to the center of circle 1. | ||||

30. |
Copy circle 28 three times each to its respective upper intersection with the vertical centerline, as shown. | ||||

31. |
Construct a circle the end-points of the centerline of which coincide with the lower intersection of circle 28, and the upper intersection of the upper circle 30 with the vertical centerline, respectively. | ||||

32. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 28, tangent to circle 31 at the upper side. | ||||

33. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 31, tangent to circle 32 at the lower side. | ||||

34. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 28, tangent to circle 33 at the upper side. | ||||

35. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 31, tangent to circle 34 at the lower side. | ||||

36. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 35, tangent to circle 29 at the lower side. | ||||

37. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 34, tangent to circle 36 at the lower side. | ||||

38. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 33, tangent to circle 37 at the upper side. | ||||

39. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 32, tangent to circle 38 at the lower side. | ||||

40. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 31, tangent to circle 39 at the upper side. | ||||

41. |
Copy circles 28, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39 and 40, while mirroring relative to the horizontal centerline. | ||||

42. |
Circles 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41, and lines 23, 24 and 25 make up all that is necessary for the reconstruction. | ||||

43. |
Leave out all invisible parts in accordance with the formation itself. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

44. |
Colouring all parts corresponding to standing... High resolution dwf-file | ||||

45. |
...or to flattened crop, finishes the reconstruction of the Pegsdon formation of 3-05-2004. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

46. |
courtesy the Crop Circle Connector photo by: Andrew King | The final result, matched with the aerial image, fits well in most places. | |||

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Copyright © 2004, Zef Damen, The Netherlands Personal use only, commercial use prohibited. | |||||

Since 1-Februari-2005 |