The Hénon map is the two-dimensional map described by the equations
The plot shows the last 36
iterations of the Hénon map using the initial point
To obtain an interesting region of periodic and chaotic behavior, we use
values between 0.91 and 1.41 with
. Changing these values will give very similar results.
You can click anywhere in the diagram to see a magnified inset in the lower-left corner.
Using the lowest values for
will let you quickly find an appropriate region to inspect. Larger values will show a cleaner, more detailed plot.
The idea for the Locator-magnifier was taken from Ed Pegg Jr.