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Kilauea Caldera, Hawaii by Fred Espenak

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Taken by
Fred Espenak Fred Espenak
Explore score
0.65 Gigapixels
Date added
Apr 29, 2010
Date taken
Apr 28, 2010

Canon G9 + Gigapan Epic


Kilauea is one of five shield volcanoes that form the Island of Hawaii.
It is one of the most active volcanoes on Earth with lava continuously oozing from various locations sine 1983.

The sulfur dioxide gas plume of Halemaumau crater (gigapan.org/gigapans/48670/) is clearly visible within the larger Kilauea caldera in this panorama. The huge sloping cone along the horizon is the shield volcano Mauna Loa the most massive volcano on the planet.

List of Gigapan Panoramas of Hawaii:

- Kilauea Caldera (www.gigapan.org/gigapans/48522/)
- Kilauea Iki Crater (www.gigapan.org/gigapans/48548/)
- Halemaumau Crater (gigapan.org/gigapans/48670/)
- Mauna Kea Observatory (www.gigapan.org/gigapans/48361/)
- Waipio Valley (www.gigapan.org/gigapans/48498/)
- Fishpond at Anaeho'omalu Bay (www.gigapan.org/gigapans/48173/)
- Anaeho'omalu Bay Fishpond at Sunset (www.gigapan.org/gigapans/48344/)

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3865 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 646 megapixels (56696 x 11411 pixels)
Input images: 95 (19 columns by 5 rows)
Field of view: 151.5 degrees wide by 30.5 degrees high (top=16.1, bottom=-14.4)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot G9
Image size: 4000x3000 (12.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2010-04-28 22:59:23 - 2010-04-28 23:05:22
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.004
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 207.7 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 24.3 to 29.2 percent
Vertical overlap: 27.2 to 31.9 percent
Computer stats: 3840 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 1:07:38 (0:42 per picture)
Alignment: 4:56, Projection: 6:28, Blending: 56:14

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