Reconstruction of theThe Long Man 3-07-2014 formation | |||||

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

2. |
Construct the inscribed pentagon (regular 5-sided polygon) of circle 1, pointing down. | ||||

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

4. |
Draw the connecting line between the two rightmost angular points of pentagons 2 and 3. | ||||

5. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to line 4. | ||||

6. |
Construct the inscribed pentagon of circle 5, pointing down. | ||||

7. |
Construct a circle centered at the righthand intersection of circle 5 and the horizontal centerline, tangent to circle 1 at the righthand side. | ||||

8. |
Copy circle 7 to the righthand intersection of pentagon 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 pentagon of circle 9, pointing down. | ||||

11. |
Construct a circle centered at the upper intersection of pentagon 6 and the vertical centerline, tangent to circle 9 at the upper side. See detail. | ||||

12. |
Copy circle 11 to the upper intersection of pentagon 10 and the vertical centerline. See detail. | ||||

13. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 12 at the lower side. See detail. | ||||

14. |
Construct the inscribed pentagon of circle 13, pointing down. | ||||

15. |
Copy circle 11 to the upper intersection of pentagon 14 and the vertical centerline. See detail. | ||||

16. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 15 at the lower side. See detail. | ||||

17. |
Construct the inscribed pentagon of circle 16, pointing down. | ||||

18. |
Copy circle 11 to the upper intersection of pentagon 17 and the vertical centerline. See detail. | ||||

19. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 18 at the lower side. See detail. | ||||

20. |
Construct the inscribed pentagon of circle 19, pointing down. | ||||

21. |
Draw the five diagonals of pentagon 20. | ||||

22. |
Circles 1, 5, 9, 13, 16, and 19, pentagons 6, 10, 14 and 17, and diagonals 21, are used for the final reconstruction. | ||||

23. |
Remove all parts not visible within the formation itself. pdf-file | ||||

24. |
Colour all areas corresponding to standing... pdf-file | ||||

25. |
...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the The Long Man formation of 3-07-2014. pdf-file | ||||

26. |
Courtesy the Crop Circle Connector | The final result, matched with the aerial image. | |||

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