Reconstruction of theBurderop Down 22-05-2011 formation | |||||

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

2. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 1, pointing down. | ||||

3. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 1, pointing up. | ||||

4. |
Construct a circle passing through all intersections of triangles 2 and 3. | ||||

5. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 4, pointing to the right. | ||||

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

7. |
Copy circle 6 to the upper lefthand angular point of triangle 2. | ||||

8. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 4, pointing to the left. | ||||

9. |
Construct a circle, passing through the righthand angular point of triangle 5, and passing through the upper and lower intersections of triangles 5 and 8. | ||||

10. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 9 at the lefthand side. | ||||

11. |
Copy circle 10 to the upper righthand angular point of triangle 2. | ||||

12. |
Construct a circle passing through all intersections of triangles 5 and 8. | ||||

13. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 12, pointing up. | ||||

14. |
Construct the inscribed circle of triangle 13. | ||||

15. |
Copy circle 14 two times, to the lower angular points of triangle 3. | ||||

16. |
Construct a circle centered at the intersection of the lower side of triangle 13 and circle 9, tangent to the lefthand side of triangle 5. | ||||

17. |
Copy circle 16 two times, to the lower angular point of triangle 2 and the upper angular point of triangle 3. | ||||

18. |
Draw the connecting line between the intersections of circles 1 and 11. | ||||

19. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to line 18. | ||||

20. |
Construct a circle centered at the upper intersection of circle 1 and the vertical centerline, tangent to circle 19 at the upper side. | ||||

21. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 20 at the upper side. | ||||

22. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 21, pointing down. | ||||

23. |
Construct a circle centered at the lower intersection of circle 20 and the vertical centerline, tangent to it at the upper side. | ||||

24. |
Copy circle 23 to the intersection of the upper side of triangle 22 and the vertical centerline. | ||||

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

26. |
Construct the circumscribed equilateral triangle of circle 25, pointing down. | ||||

27. |
Circles 7, 10, 11, 15, 17, 19 and 21, and triangles 22 and 26, are used for the final reconstruction. | ||||

28. |
Remove all parts not visible within the formation itself. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

29. |
Colour all areas corresponding to standing... High resolution dwf-file | ||||

30. |
...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the Burderop Down formation of 22-05-2011. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

31. |
Courtesy the Crop Circle Connector Photo by: Olivier Morel | The final result, matched with the aerial image. | |||

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