The eye is micro four thirds sized.

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The eye is micro four thirds sized.

Someone posted a picture of a pirate to (comically) make the point that larger sensors require larger lenses.

Which caused me to google the size of the human eye.

The size of an emmetropic human adult eye is approximately 24.2 mm (transverse, horizontal) × 23.7 mm (sagittal, vertical) × 22.0–24.8 mm (axial, anteroposterior) with no significant difference between sexes and age groups. In the transverse diameter, the eyeball size may vary from 21 mm to 27 mm. Myopia and hypermetropia change the axial diameter significantly that can vary from 20 to 26 mm. The horizontal diameter corresponds with the width of the orbit. These data might be useful in ophthalmological, oculoplastic, and neurological practice.

Micro four thirds - 22.5 mm diagonal

APS-C - 27mm diagonal

Full Frame - 43mm diagonal

600mm lens on a micro four thirds sensor (jk)

The eye is micro four thirds sized.

And I know some of you will argue for surface area, fovea pixel density and we'll get into Euclidian geometry and the benefits of curved sensors but - relax. This post is a joke.

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