Bugs #10

Bugs Fractal 84

Here is a zoom out by a factor of two from yesterday’s picture. The triangular shape at the top is called a Tricorn or Mandelbar. The parameter a is 2.5. (See Bugs #8 for a description of the formula.) The image is centered at (a * pi /2) * i.

The Tricorn set is generated by bar{z}^2+c. The standard formula is modified to use the complex conjugate of z. Here is a non-paywall academic paper on Tricorns

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