Reconstruction of theFonthill Down 30-05-2017 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. |
Construct the inscribed hexagon (regular six-sided polygon) of circle 2, pointing to the left. | ||||

4. |
Construct the inscribed hexagon of circle 2, pointing up. | ||||

5. |
Construct a circle (concentric to circle 2), passing through the intersections of hexagons 3 and 4. | ||||

6. |
Construct the inscribed circle of hexagons 3 and 4. | ||||

7. |
Construct the inscribed hexagon of circle 6, pointing to the left. | ||||

8. |
Construct the inscribed circle of hexagon 7. | ||||

9. |
Construct the inscribed equilateral triangle of circle 8, pointing up. | ||||

10. |
Construct the inscribed circle of triangle 9. | ||||

11. |
Copy circle 10 to the center of circle 1. | ||||

12. |
Construct two inscribed hexagons of circle 5, one pointing to the left, one pointing up. | ||||

13. |
Construct a circle (concentric to circle 2), passing through the intersections of hexagons 12. | ||||

14. |
Construct the circumscribed hexagon of circle 5, pointing to the right. | ||||

15. |
Copy circle 10 to the righthand angular point of hexagon 14. | ||||

16. |
Construct the inscribed hexagon of circle 1, pointing to the right. | ||||

17. |
Copy circles 5, 6, 8, and 13, five times, to the other angular points of hexagon 16, as shown. | ||||

18. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, passing through the center of circle 15. | ||||

19. |
Construct the inscribed hexagon of circle 18, pointing to the right. | ||||

20. |
Copy circle 10 five times, to the other angular points of hexagon 19, as shown. | ||||

21. |
Construct the "two-points" circle (defined by the two end-points of a centerline) between the righthand intersections of circles 5 and 6 with the horizontal centerline. | ||||

22. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, passing through the center of circle 21. See detail. | ||||

23. |
Construct the inscribed hexagon of circle 22, pointing to the right. See detail. | ||||

24. |
Copy circle 21 five times, to the other angular points of hexagon 23, as shown. See detail. | ||||

25. |
Construct three pairs of parallel lines, tangent to opposite circles 21 and 24, at both sides, as shown. See detail. | ||||

26. |
Circles 5, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 17, and 20, and lines 25, are used for the final reconstruction. | ||||

27. |
Remove all parts not visible within the formation itself. pdf-file | ||||

28. |
Colour all areas corresponding to standing... pdf-file | ||||

29. |
...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the Fonthill Down formation of 30-05-2017. pdf-file | ||||

30. |
Photo by: Steve Alexander Photo courtesy the Crop Circle Connector | The final result, matched with two aerial images. | |||

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