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About This GigaPanToggle
- Taken by
- Molly Gibson
- Explore score
- 0.10 Gigapixels
- Date added
- July 22, 2009
- Date taken
- July 21, 2009
This is a head shot of the ant Eutetramorium mocquerysi which is found in Madagascar and is notable for having wingless queens that are indistinguishable from workers. This image is magnified 400x and is composed of 175 individual pictures.
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: 101 megapixels (10283 x 9864 pixels)
Input images: 176 (11 columns by 16 rows)
Field of view: 47.6 degrees wide by 45.7 degrees high (top=28.2, bottom=-17.5)
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: 10.0 to 100.0 percent
Vertical overlap: 17.0 to 100.0 percent
Computer stats: 2048 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 21:54 (0:07 per picture)
Alignment: 6:08, Projection: 2:33, Blending: 13:11