Spiders No.3 - Six of eight eyes

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Walter Piorkowski
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Spiders No.3 - Six of eight eyes

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Leitz Ortholux microscope
4X Leitz projection eyepiece plus 32:1 relay lens.
Olympus 10x Plan Achromat objective.
Image stack, 126 images at 5 micron increments.
Reflected light, Diffused fiber optic illumination.
Canon 50D
Zerene and Photoshop processing.

This subject, a common orb web weaver at this time of year, has eight eyes but I could only frame six of them here.


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