Reconstruction of theStonehenge 9-05-2010 formation | |||||

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

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

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

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Construct a "two-points" circle (defined by the two end-points of a centerline) between the lefthand intersections of circles 1 and 2 with the horizontal centerline. | |||||

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Construct a "two-points" circle between the righthand intersections of circles 1 and 3 with the horizontal centerline. | |||||

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Copy circle 4 to the center of circle 1. | |||||

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Construct two inscribed equilateral triangles of circle 4, one pointing to the left, one to the right. | |||||

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Construct a circle passing through the upper and lower mutual intersections of triangles 7, and passing through the leftmost angular point. | |||||

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Construct a circle passing through the upper and lower mutual intersections of triangles 7, and passing through the rightmost angular point. (Circles 8 and 9 form a "Vesica Pisces" — as do circles 1 and 2, and circles 1 and 3 — ). | |||||

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Construct a "two-points" circle between the inner intersections of circles 8 and 9 with the horizontal centerline, as shown. | |||||

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Copy circle 8 to the center of circle 10. | |||||

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Copy circles 10 and 11 to the center of circle 5. | |||||

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Construct the inscribed dodecagon (regular twelve-sided polygon) of circle 4, pointing up. | |||||

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Copy circle 1 six times, to the upper five and leftmost angular points of dodecagon 13. | |||||

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Repeat step 14 for circle 5, mirrored with respect to the center of circle 1 (rotated 180° around this center), as shown. | |||||

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Construct the inscribed dodecagon of circle 1, pointing up. | |||||

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Construct the inscribed circle of dodecagon 16. | |||||

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Copy circle 17 to the center of circle 2. | |||||

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Copy circle 17 to the center of circle 3. | |||||

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Copy circle 17 six times, to the centers of circles 14. | |||||

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Copy circle 17 six times, to the centers of circles 15. | |||||

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Construct a circle centered at the upper intersection of circle 1 and the vertical centerline, tangent to circle 17 at the upper side. | |||||

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Copy circle 22 to its upper intersection with the vertical centerline. | |||||

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Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 23 at the upper side. | |||||

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Construct a circle concentric to circle 2, tangent to circle 19 at the lefthand side. | |||||

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Copy circle 25 six times, to the centers of circles 14. | |||||

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Copy circle 25 seven times, to the centers of circles 3 and 15. | |||||

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

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Draw the connecting line between the intersections of circles 2 and 28. | |||||

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Construct a circle centered at the intersection of circle 1 and line 29, tangent to the closest circle 20 to the right, as shown. | |||||

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Copy circle 22 to the lower intersection of circles 1 and 30. | |||||

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Construct a circle concentric to circle 30, passing through the upper intersection of circles 1 and 31. | |||||

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Copy circle 32 to the lower intersection of circles 1 and 31, and move this circle (copy and delete original) to its own corresponding intersection. | |||||

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Copy circle 22 to the lower intersection of circles 1 and 33. | |||||

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Construct a circle concentric to circle 33, passing through the upper intersection of circles 1 and 34. | |||||

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Copy circle 35 to the lower intersection of circles 1 and 34, and move this circle to its own corresponding intersection. | |||||

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Copy circles 30, 33 and 36, while mirroring with respect to the center of circle 1 (rotating 180° around this center), as shown. | |||||

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Construct a "two-points" circle between the righthand intersections of circles 17 and 24 with the horizontal centerline. | |||||

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Copy circle 38 to the righthand intersection of the rightmost circle 27 and the horizontal centerline. Move it to its own corresponding intersection, and move it a second time, as shown. | |||||

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Construct a "two-points" circle between the righthand intersections of circles 17 and 1 with the horizontal centerline. | |||||

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Copy circle 40 to the center of circle 39. | |||||

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Circles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 33, 36, 37, 39 and 41, are used for the final reconstruction. | |||||

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

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

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...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the Stonehenge formation of 9-05-2010. High resolution dwf-file | |||||

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Photo by: John Montgomery Photo by: Lucy Pringle Courtesy the Crop Circle Connector | ||||

The final result, matched with two aerial images. | |||||

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