GigaPan by Molly Gibson
A pill bug of the family Armadillidiidae is seen in a microscopic GigaPan. The 160 megapixel panorama was taken in July 2009, and is composed of 200 scanning electron microscope images 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.
GigaPan: Pill Bug
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