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But what are the circles? Feets?
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But what are the circles? Feets?
I think they are the base for the spines - a live one looks like this:


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New image - a focus stack of 37 images so I got the whole thing in focus...




Looks like I went way too heavy on the white balance... May need to fix this.
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Can I see what it looks like unmagnified? :examine:
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Can I see what it looks like unmagnified? :examine:
Sure! The sand dollar piece I had split in parts, this is is the part that's not currently set up in the microscope, but it's very similar.

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