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About This GigaPanToggle
- Taken by
- Molly Gibson
- Explore score
- 0.16 Gigapixels
- Date added
- June 24, 2009
- Date taken
- June 23, 2009
This is a side view of an ant magnified 500x using the scanning electron microscope. This sample was given to us by Brian Fisher, a scientist from the California Academy of Sciences.
This ant is from the species Proceratium MG03 which is thought to be a specialized predator of spider eggs.
This Gigapan is part of the NanoGigaPan project. Which is working to take high resolution images of very small things.
Read more on the project blog at nanogigapan.blogspot.com
and see more of our work on the gigapan site at gigapan.org/profiles/mollyg
For some optical images of this particular ant species, please visit ant web.
GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.4087 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 155 megapixels (19217 x 8083 pixels)
Input images: 209 (19 columns by 11 rows)
Field of view: 53.8 degrees wide by 22.6 degrees high (top=8.9, bottom=-13.8)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: unknown
Camera model: unknown
Image size: 1280x960 (1.2 megapixels)
Capture time: unknown
Exposure time: unknown
Focal length (35mm equiv.): unknown
White balance: unknown
Exposure mode: unknown
Horizontal overlap: 20.2 to 29.8 percent
Vertical overlap: 21.9 to 41.6 percent
Computer stats: 2048 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 22:46 (0:06 per picture)
Alignment: 10:29, Projection: 2:03, Blending: 10:12