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1/2 of an Ant by Molly Gibson

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About This Gigapan

Taken by
Molly Gibson Molly Gibson
Explore score
0.07 Gigapixels
Date added
Jun 02, 2009
Date taken
Jun 01, 2009

This is 68 pictures of an ant taken with the Nanogigapan and stitched together. The ant is magnified 800x its usual size using a Scanning Electron Microscope.

Gigapan Comments (2)

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  1. Jean Faucher

    Jean Faucher (June 03, 2009, 08:08AM )

    Superb! more please.

  2. Tom Nelson

    Tom Nelson (June 02, 2009, 03:40PM )

    I'm struck by how hairy the ant is. What is its hair's function? To trap heat? Repel predators? Provide proprioception?

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.4087 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 70 megapixels (5064 x 13824 pixels)
Input images: 68 (4 columns by 17 rows)
Field of view: 20.4 degrees wide by 55.6 degrees high (top=10.5, bottom=-45.1)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: unknown
Camera model: unknown
Image size: 1280x960 (1.2 megapixels)
Capture time: unknown
Aperture: unknown
Exposure time: unknown
ISO: unknown
Focal length (35mm equiv.): unknown
White balance: unknown
Exposure mode: unknown
Horizontal overlap: 11.1 to 38.5 percent
Vertical overlap: 11.4 to 38.4 percent
Computer stats: 2048 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 6:03 (0:05 per picture)
Alignment: 1:36, Projection: 0:54, Blending: 3:33

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