How to draw a 5 pointed star with a compass and a straight edge.
Draw a vertical line.Place the needle point in the middle of your line.Draw a perfect circle.Open your compass wide to find the horizontal bisecting points.
Close the compass to the size of the radius.Make a Vesica Piscis from the right horizontal axis. What is a Vesica Piscis you ask? The vesica piscis is the intersection of two congruent disks, each centered on the perimeter of the other.
Bisect the vertical points of the vesica piscis you just created.Place the compass point at the center of the new vesica piscis and open it so that the active end meets the top of the original vertical line where it intersects with your circle.Draw a curved line from the top of the vertical axis of the c…