Reconstruction of the 2016 Blackwood formation | ||

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

2. |
Construct the inscribed hexagon (regular 6-sided polygon) of circle 1, pointing up. | |

3. |
Copy circle 1 six times, to the angular points of hexagon 2. | |

4. |
Copy hexagon 2 six times, to the centers of circles 3. | |

5. |
Copy circle 1 twelve times, to the outer angular points of hexagons 4. | |

6. |
Copy hexagon 2 two times, to the centers on the horizontal centerline of the leftmost and rightmost circles 5. | |

7. |
Copy circle 1 four times, to the leftmost and rightmost angular points of hexagons 6. | |

8. |
Circles 1, 3, 5, and 7, are used for the final reconstruction. | |

9. |
Remove all parts not visible within the formation itself. | |

10. |
Colour all areas corresponding to standing... | |

11. |
...or to flattened crop, and finish the reconstruction of the 2016 Blackwood formation. | |

12. |
The final result, matched with the aerial image. |

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