Initially I thought this was simply rust, but on closer inspection it was moving……
Leitz Laborlux 11 microscope & Bresser Microcam SP 5.1 microscope camera.
Photo x4 objective:
Photos x10 objective – the two images show different planes on the microscope slide (remember there is 3D element to slide’s contents):
Video x10 objective:
Photos x40 objective:
Video x40 objective:
The video above shows the “rust” moving – but is it alive or Brownian motion?
I have obtained a second hand Leitz Laborlux 11 microscope to use for outreach – the Zeiss IM microscope is just too big to lug around!
Pictures below – comes with a very nice molded box to carry it arround.
First light images from a Gallus embryo slide (Gallus embryo 12-18 hour E primitive streak) using x10 and x40 objectives and Bresser MikrOkular camera.
Gallus gallus: The Chicken embryo is a staple educational tool in developmental biology.Their availability and similarities with mammalian embryo, help shape our present understanding of embryology.
Leitz Laborlux 11 microscope: