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Rice University and Texas Medical Center from Rice Stadium by David Engle

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Taken by
David Engle David Engle
Explore score
22
Size
2.47 Gigapixels
Views
2938
Date added
Jul 06, 2009
Date taken
Jul 05, 2008
Gear

Canon SX110

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Looking east towards the Rice University and Texas Medical Center skyline from north of Rice Stadium. Not bad for an inexpensive camera having a 10x optical zoom, and comprised of 598 photos.

For optimum viewing when observing this GigaPan in Google Earth, please select *3d Buildings* from the Layers Menu in Google Earth.

Two Notes: The heat in Houston has been unbearable and the last robot-GigaPan that I took was one month ago of Amy and the Fossils, www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=25162. This GigaPan was taken when the ambient temp was 100 F. Where I was standing, it was greater, but I survived and it was a reliefwhen I left Rice to have seen the run-a-way water main, www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=27494.
Also of note, the view we now see in this panorama is lacking the large number of cars in the parking lots and the next time we get a clear view may be during Christmas although that is iffy since some or many may be leaving their cars on campus and flying home for the holidays, but the campus is always safe and this day was no excpetion as I saw *many* RUPD cars driving around as I was taking this GigaPan.


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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.4087 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 2470 megapixels (108128 x 22846 pixels)
Input images: 598 (46 columns by 13 rows)
Field of view: 240.3 degrees wide by 50.8 degrees high (top=41.6, bottom=-9.2)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Image size: 3456x2592 (9.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2008-07-05 14:05:37 - 2008-07-05 14:51:25
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.005
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 357.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 30.4 to 48.0 percent
Vertical overlap: 31.8 to 37.7 percent
Computer stats: 2048 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 10:59:23 (1:06 per picture)
Alignment: 3:41:20, Projection: 44:48, Blending: 6:33:14

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