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9 Amazing Facts About Your Eyes

#4. If the human eye was a digital camera it would have 576 megapixels

If the human eye was a digital camera it would have 576 megapixels

Each pixel must appear no larger than 0.3 arc-minute. Consider a 20 x 13.3-inch print viewed at 20 inches. The Print subtends an angle of 53 x 35.3 degrees, thus requiring 53*60/.3 = 10600 x 35*60/.3 = 7000 pixels, for a total of ~74 megapixels to show detail at the limits of human visual acuity. Source: clarkvision.com

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