Reconstruction of theCooks Plantation 13-08-2011 formation | |||||

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

2. |
Copy circle 1 to its righthand intersection with the horizontal centerline. | ||||

3. |
Copy circle 1 to the righthand intersection of circle 2 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

4. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 2 at the righthand side. | ||||

5. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 3 at the righthand side. | ||||

6. |
Construct a "two-points" circle (defined by the two end-points of a centerline) between the righthand intersections of circles 1 and 2 with the horizontal centerline. | ||||

7. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, passing through the center of circle 6. | ||||

8. |
Divide the upper half of the vertical centerline of circle 5 into seven equal parts. | ||||

9. |
Construct a "two-points" circle between the center of circle 1 and the lowermost division node 8. | ||||

10. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 9, passing through the next lowermost division node 8. | ||||

11. |
Copy circle 9 to the upper intersection of circle 4 and the vertical centerline. | ||||

12. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 11 at the upper side. | ||||

13. |
Copy circle 10 to the center of circle 11. | ||||

14. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 13 at the upper side. | ||||

15. |
Copy circle 9 to the upper intersection of circle 5 and the vertical centerline. | ||||

16. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 15 at the upper side. | ||||

17. |
Construct the circumscribed equilateral triangle of circle 14, pointing up. | ||||

18. |
Construct the circumscribed circle of triangle 17. | ||||

19. |
Construct a rectangle, with one angular point at the center of circle 1, one angular point at the righthand intersection of circle 4 and the horizontal centerline, and one angular point at the upper intersection of circle 18 and the vertical centerline. | ||||

20. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, passing through the upper righthand angular point of rectangle 19. | ||||

21. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 9 at the upper side. | ||||

22. |
Copy circle 21 to the upper intersection of circle 20 and the vertical centerline. | ||||

23. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 22 at the upper side. | ||||

24. |
Copy circle 6 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. |
Copy circle 10 to the center of circle 1. | ||||

27. |
Construct a line parallel to the horizontal centerline, tangent to circle 26 at the upper side, and extending upto circle 25 to the right. | ||||

28. |
Copy circle 9 to the intersection of circle 25 and line 27. | ||||

29. |
Construct a line, tangent to circles 10 and 28 at the upper sides. | ||||

30. |
Construct a line, tangent to circle 9 at the upper side and to circle 28 at the lower side. | ||||

31. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 9, pointing up. | ||||

32. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 9, pointing down. | ||||

33. |
Construct a circle, passing through the center of circle 1, and passing through the intersections of the lefthand and righthand sides of triangles 31 and 32. | ||||

34. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 9, tangent to circle 33 at the upper side. | ||||

35. |
Copy circle 34 to the center of circle 28. | ||||

36. |
Copy circle 21 to the righthand intersection of circle 25 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

37. |
Copy circle 5 to the righthand intersection of circle 36 and the horizontal centerline, and move this circle (copy and delete original) to its own corresponding intersection. | ||||

38. |
Copy circle 21 to the lefthand intersection of circle 25 and the horizontal centerline. | ||||

39. |
Copy circle 16 to the lefthand intersection of circle 38 and the horizontal centerline, and move this circle to its own corresponding intersection. | ||||

40. |
Copy circle 9 two times, to the centers of circles 36 and 38. | ||||

41. |
Construct two parallel lines, tangent to circles 40 at both sides, and extend these lines upto circle 37 to the right, and upto circle 39 to the left. | ||||

42. |
Copy circles 28 and 35, and lines 29 and 30, as a whole, while mirroring with respect to the vertical centerline. | ||||

43. |
Copy circles 28 and 35, and lines 29 and 30, and circles and lines 42, as a whole, while mirroring with respect to the horizontal centerline. | ||||

44. |
Circles 1, 4, 7, 12, 14, 20, 23, 28, 35, 37, and 39, and lines 29, 30 and 41, and circles and lines 42 and 43, are used for the final reconstruction. | ||||

45. |
Remove all parts not visible within the formation itself. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

46. |
Colour all areas corresponding to standing... High resolution dwf-file | ||||

47. |
...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the Cooks Plantation formation of 13-08-2011. High resolution dwf-file | ||||

48. |
Courtesy the Crop Circle Connector | The final result, matched with two aerial images. | |||

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