A photo with perhaps the highest resolution of any image ever captured of Machu Picchu has been posted online. At 15.9 gigapixels, the image of the Inca citadel allows viewers to see the site in impressive detail. It actually consists of 1,920 pictures taken using a robotic camera mount, which were then stitched together. Photographer: Jeff Cremer. He believes his image is the highest resolution picture of the World Heritage site that has ever been taken.
Researchers have stitched together a nighttime image of Berlin from above, which they say is the highest-resolution picture of a city at night. Ecologists have used the image to measure light pollution in the German capital.