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Incredible 40 Gigapixel Image Is The Largest Ever Taken Indoors

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This breathtaking image of the 868-year-old Strahov Monastery Library in Prague, Czech Republic is actually 2947 images stitched together to create a 280,000 x 140,000 pixel 360 degree photo with so much detail you can actually zoom in and read the spines on each book.

Photographer Jeffery Martin breaks it down:

The photo is 40 gigapixels (40,000 megapixels); 280,000 x 140,000 pixels; made of 2947 images joined together; used a Canon 550D and 200mm lens; print size 23m x 11m; stitched file size 280GB; cut into 85,000 tiles for web delivery.

As far as anyone knows, this is the largest image ever to be taken indoors. Check out the video after the break to get a taste for the immense scope of this thing.

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