Daisy Orbit Trap

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Daisy Orbit Trap Examples

Fractal: Daisy Orbit Trap

Star Field Attractor
Daisy Orbit Trap 01

Fractal: Daisy Orbit Trap

Dragon's Treasure
Daisy Orbit Trap 02

Fractal: Daisy Orbit Trap

Star Field Vortex
Daisy Orbit Trap 03

Fractal: Daisy Orbit Trap

Dragon's Tail I
Daisy Orbit Trap 04

Fractal: Daisy Orbit Trap

Dragon's Tail II
Daisy Orbit Trap 05

Fractal: Daisy Orbit Trap

Dragon's Orb I
Daisy Orbit Trap 06

Fractal: Daisy Orbit Trap

Dragon's Orb II
Daisy Orbit Trap 07

   

The Daisy Orbit Trap examples apply a Daisy Orbit Trap to a fractal based on the Mandelbrot equation.

Note the following:

Example Fractal Type Fractal Equation
Daisy Orbit Trap 01 Mandelbrot Fractal Mandelbrot
Daisy Orbit Trap 02 Julia Fractal Mandelbrot
Daisy Orbit Trap 03 Mandelbrot Fractal Mandelbrot
Daisy Orbit Trap 04 Julia Fractal Mandelbrot
Daisy Orbit Trap 05 Julia Fractal Mandelbrot
Daisy Orbit Trap 06 Julia Fractal Mandelbrot
Daisy Orbit Trap 07 Julia Fractal Mandelbrot

All the examples apply the Circle Inversion transformation to each orbit point prior to passing it to the orbit trap.

Daisy Orbit Trap 06 and Daisy Orbit Trap 07 use a Stereographic Projection transformation to map the fractal to a sphere.

Zoom In/Out

Zoom In or Zoom Out to examine different parts of the fractal.

Execute the Home command on the View menu of the Fractal Window to reset the fractal to the default position/magnification, and then Zoom In to other areas.

Remember that as you Zoom In, you may need to increase the Max Dwell property found in the Orbit Trap Orbit Generation section of the General page.

Explore the Julia Fractals

For the Mandelbrot Fractal examples, you can use the Preview Julia command to explore the Mandelbrot's many different Julia Fractals. This is a common technique that can be used to generate lots of different Julia fractals from a single Mandelbrot image.

Execute the Home command on the View menu of the Fractal Window to reset the Mandelbrot fractal to the default position/magnification, and use the Preview Julia command to explore the Mandelbrot's many different Julia Fractals. See Working with Julia Fractals for details.

Change the Julia Constant

For the Julia Fractal examples, you can generate other Julia Fractals based on the same equation.

Select the Fractal Equation:

General
    Mandelbrot / Julia / Newton
        Fractal Equation: Mandelbrot

Uncheck the Julia checkbox, execute the Home command on the View menu of the Fractal Window to reset the Mandelbrot fractal to the default position/magnification, and use the Preview Julia command to explore the Mandelbrot's many different Julia Fractals. See Working with Julia Fractals for details.

Alternatively, you can change the Julia Constant property on the Fractal Equation page, and then click the Preview Fractal toolbar button on the Properties Window to generate a preview of your change in the Preview Window.

Change the Fractal Equation

You can change the Fractal Equation used to generate the fractal.

Select the Fractal Equation:

General
    Mandelbrot / Julia / Newton
        Fractal Equation: Mandelbrot

Change the Based On property to one of the other Fractal Equations.

Then execute the Home command on the View menu of the Fractal Window to reset the Mandelbrot fractal to the default position/magnification, Zoom In or Zoom Out to examine different parts of the fractal, and use the Preview Julia command to explore the Mandelbrot's many different Julia Fractals. See Working with Julia Fractals for details.

Remember to navigate to the properties page for the equation (found under the equation in the page hierarchy) and play with the different properties found there. Many of the equations support properties that can be used to generate lots of different variations.

Change the Daisy Properties

Change the Daisy orbit trap properties.

Select the orbit trap's properties page:

General
    Mandelbrot / Julia / Newton
        Orbit Trap
            Orbit Trap Map
                Instructions: Daisy
                    Properties

Change the Daisy Options properties Shape, Size, and N to change the orbit trap.

Change the Orbit Trap

You can try out different Orbit Traps.

Select Instructions: Daisy:

General
    Mandelbrot / Julia / Newton
        Orbit Trap
            Orbit Trap Map
                Instructions: Daisy

Change the Based On property to one of the following Orbit Traps:

  • Circle
  • Line
  • Polygon
  • General Polygon
  • Shape
  • Sphere
  • Patterned Sphere
  • Solid Polygon
  • Solid General Polygon
  • Patterned Polygon
  • Patterned General Polygon
  • Epicycloid Polygon
  • Hypocycloid Polygon
  • Cross
  • Crossed Lines
  • Image
  • Cassinian Curve
  • Limacon
  • Lemniscate
  • Folium
  • Cycloid of Ceva
  • Circular Vine
  • Celtic Knot
  • Borromean Rings
  • Tangent Circles
  • Steiner Chain
  • Rep-4 Tile
  • Rep-4 Tile Patterned Polygon
  • Rep-4 Tile Patterned General Polygon
  • Rep-9 Tile
  • Rep-9 Tile Patterned Polygon
  • Rep-9 Tile Patterned General Polygon
  • Polygon Motif
  • Star of David
  • String of Beads
  • Wheel
  • Ornament
  • Sectors
  • Triangles
  • Star Polygon
  • Faceted Polygon
  • Composite Shape
  • Spiral
  • Daisy
  • Swirl
  • Flower
  • Rose
  • Super Ellipse
  • Shapes
  • Squares

Each of these programs have properties (on the properties page found under the orbit trap) to manipulate the trap and thereby change the resulting fractal. There are several orbit traps not given in the above list since they are stand-alone fractals or are too complex to display in this context.

You can also try out the different optimized orbit traps. To do this, select Orbit Trap Map:

General
    Mandelbrot / Julia / Newton
        Orbit Trap
            Orbit Trap Map

Change the Type property to one of the following:

Each of these orbit traps have properties (on the page found under the Orbit Trap Map page) to manipulate the trap and thereby change the resulting fractal.

Change the Transformation

You can apply a transformation to the initial orbit point, or to each orbit point prior to passing it to the orbit trap.

Execute the Home command on the View menu of the Fractal Window to reset the fractal to the default position/magnification before you adjust the transformation. Then change the transformation and Zoom In to interesting areas of the transformed image.

To change the transformation applied to the initial orbit point, select the transformation's properties page:

General
    Mandelbrot / Julia / Newton
        Transformation
            Composite Function
                Properties

Set the F(z) property to one of the complex functions in the list. You can change some of the other properties on this page for more variations.

You can also use a different transformation altogether. Select the Composite Function page, and change the Based On property to select a transformation and then open the transformation's properties page (found under the transformation in the page hierarchy), and play with the transformation's properties. See Transformation Support for details.

To change the transformation applied to each orbit point prior to passing it to the orbit trap, select the transformation's properties page:

General
    Mandelbrot / Julia / Newton
        Orbit Trap
            Transformation 1
                Circle Inversion
                    Properties

Set the Center and Radius properties to define the circle of inversion.

You can also use a different transformation altogether. Select the Circle Inversion page, and change the Based On property to select a transformation and then open the transformation's properties page (found under the transformation in the page hierarchy), and play with the transformation's properties. See Transformation Support for details.

To add an additional transformation applied to each orbit point prior to passing it to the orbit trap, select Transformation 1:

General
    Mandelbrot / Julia / Newton
        Orbit Trap
            Transformation 1

Click the New toolbar button to add a new Identity transformation to the bottom of the list, and then click the Move Up toolbar button to move the new transformation to the desired position in the list. Normally, I move the new transformation to the top of the list, but it can be placed anywhere. See Transformation Array for details.

Then select the Identity transformation:

General
    Mandelbrot / Julia / Newton
        Orbit Trap
            Transformation 1
                Identity

Change the Based On property to select a transformation and then open the transformation's properties page (found under the transformation in the page hierarchy), and play with the transformation's properties. See Transformation Support for details.

 

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