July 10, 2020


Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-07-10

Here is diatomaceous earth at 400x magnification under a wet mount. Right click for full resolution. There is a round diatom near the center. Diatoms are single celled photosynthetic eukaryotes with an inspiringly wide variety of geometries. There are over 100,000 known species of diatoms, with up to 2 million estimated.

Equipment used: AmScope M150C microscope with Raspberry Pi camera module V2 (8MP).

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