Reconstruction of theBuckland Down 26-05-2018 formation | |||||

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

2. |
Construct the inscribed square of circle 1, pointing up. | ||||

3. |
Draw the 45°, 135°, 225°, and 315° rays (with respect to the righthand half of the horizontal centerline) of circle 1, as shown. | ||||

4. |
Construct the inscribed square of square 2, with the angular points on rays 3. | ||||

5. |
Construct the inscribed square of square 4, pointing up. | ||||

6. |
Construct the inscribed square of square 5, with the angular points on rays 3. | ||||

7. |
Construct the inscribed square of square 6, pointing up. | ||||

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

9. |
Copy circle 8 four times, to the angular points of square 2. | ||||

10. |
Construct a circle centered at the righthand angular point of square 5, tangent to circle 8 at the righthand side. | ||||

11. |
Copy circle 10 four times, to the centers of circles 9. | ||||

12. |
Copy circle 10 to the intersection of circle 1 and the upper righthand ray 3. | ||||

13. |
Construct a circle centered at the lefthand intersection of the righthand circle 9 and the horizontal centerline, tangent to circle 12 at the lower side. | ||||

14. |
Copy circle 13 three times, to the corresponding intersections of the other circles 9 and the horizontal and vertical centerlines. | ||||

15. |
Construct a circle concentric to circle 1, tangent to circle 12 at the lower lefthand side. | ||||

16. |
Construct a circle centered at the righthand intersection of circle 13 and the horizontal centerline, tangent to the righthand circle 11 at the righthand side. | ||||

17. |
Copy circle 16 four times, to the intersections of circle 15 and rays 3. | ||||

18. |
Construct the "two-points" circle (defined by the two end-points of a centerline) between the center of the upper righthand circle 17 and the upper righthand angular point of square 4. See detail. | ||||

19. |
Copy circle 18 four times, to the angular points of square 4. See detail. | ||||

20. |
Construct two pairs of parallel lines, parallel to rays 3, tangent to circles 19 at both sides. See detail. | ||||

21. |
Copy circle 18 four times, to the intersections of circle 1 and the horizontal and vertical centerlines. | ||||

22. |
Construct two pairs of parallel lines, parallel to the horizontal and vertical centerlines, tangent to circles 21 at both sides. See detail. | ||||

23. |
Circles 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, and 17, and lines 20, and 22, are used for the final reconstruction. | ||||

24. |
Remove all parts not visible within the formation itself. pdf-file | ||||

25. |
Colour all areas corresponding to standing... pdf-file | ||||

26. |
...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the Buckland Down formation of 26-05-2018. pdf-file | ||||

27. |
Photo courtesy the Crop Circle Connector | The final result, matched with the aerial image. | |||

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