Stereoscopic imaging with a normal compound microscope

Cross eyed images

by Wim van Egmond, the Netherlands


For those who could not find red and blue 3D glasses the following images can be seen in 3D using the cross-eyed method. The image for the left eye is placed on the right and the one for the right eye is placed on the left. When you watch them cross-eyed it should be possible to see the images in 3D.


The following images were made from mounted slides I made of fossil diatoms from Barbados, and radiolarians from the same location. The objective used was 16X.



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