Construction of an Ellipse
Illustration of half of an ellipse and its auxiliary circle used to construct an ellipse by points, having given its two axes.
Keywordsellipse, oval, ellipses, ovals, conic sections, section, construction, radius, focus, center, foci, chords, major axis, minor axis, construct, focal chord, focal radii, corresponding points, auxiliary circle
GalleriesConic Sections: Ellipses
G.A. Wentworth Plane And Solid Geometry (Boston: Ginn & Company, 1899) 431