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GigaPan by Dennis vanEngelsdorp and Michael Andree

Freshly removed from a honeybee colony, this wooden frame full of honeycomb reveals diseased bee larvae. The 140 megapixel panorama was taken in June 2009 at a quarantined apiary in Newport, Pennsylvania used to study bee disease. It is made up of 25 individual photographs stitched together.

To explore this GigaPan, which requires Flash, use the controls located at the left of the image, or use your keyboard's arrow keys to navigate left or right and the plus and minus keys to zoom in and out. Click "View All" to see the entire image.

To see user-created notes and snapshots for this panorama, visit the GigaPan site.

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