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About This GigaPanToggle
- Taken by
- Molly Gibson
- Explore score
- 0.28 Gigapixels
- Date added
- June 30, 2009
- Date taken
- June 29, 2009
This ant is from Madagascar, and is named Eutetramorium mocquerysi. The species is notable for having wingless queens that are indistinguishable from workers.
This image is composed of 400 pictures, and it's magnified 400x using a scanning electron microscope. The ant was given to us to image by Brian Fisher (www.calacademy.org/science/heroes/bfisher /) an entomologist at the California Academy of Sciences.
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: 280 megapixels (23088 x 12133 pixels)
Input images: 368 (23 columns by 16 rows)
Field of view: 99.0 degrees wide by 52.0 degrees high (top=17.6, bottom=-34.5)
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: 2.5 to 56.6 percent
Vertical overlap: 8.4 to 43.9 percent
Computer stats: 2048 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 1:26:20 (0:14 per picture)
Alignment: 43:34, Projection: 6:32, Blending: 36:13