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What is the megapixel of a spherical image of eye resolution

by ATXcloud » Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:50 am

From what I've gathered:
the Human eye percieves roughly 576 megapixels. [cite][1]
The approximate field of view of an individual human eye is 95° away from the nose, 75° downward, 60° toward the nose, and 60° upward, allowing humans to have an almost 180-degree forward-facing horizontal field of view.[citation needed] With eyeball rotation of about 90° (head rotation excluded, peripheral vision included), horizontal field of view is as high as 270°. About 12–15° temporal and 1.5° below the horizontal is the optic nerve or blind spot which is roughly 7.5° high and 5.5° wide.[6] [wiki][2]
I, personally, am capable to produce a spherical images like this [3] resulting in about 48 megapixel. The largest spherical panoramic image made is 320 gigapixel of the London BT Tower[4] .
I'm curious but not great at the science & math to figure out what the megapixel/peta pixel of a spherical image needs to be to match that of the human eye. Thus I reach out to the collective brilliant minds of Kolor forum.

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