Can't find an answer on what these black lines could be?

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Can't find an answer on what these black lines could be?

#1 Post by Shiny » Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:49 pm

What are those sharp black kinda creepy lines all over?
https://imgur.com/gallery/g3XTItO

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Re: Can't find an answer on what these black lines could be?

#2 Post by Scarodactyl » Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:28 pm

What is this a photo of? The magnification would help contextualize it as well. They look a but like fine cracks to me, though I am not sure that would be a sensical answer.

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Re: Can't find an answer on what these black lines could be?

#3 Post by Shiny » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:59 am

Oh I'm sorry, I don't remember the magnification(I'm really new to this stuff) but it's from my thumb that was healing from Eczema, I put the slide on the raw area of it.

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Re: Can't find an answer on what these black lines could be?

#4 Post by Scarodactyl » Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:56 am

Some more information about the optical setup would help a lot. Plus it is always of interest.

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Re: Can't find an answer on what these black lines could be?

#5 Post by admin » Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:33 pm

Hello,
Had similar lines on my slide. Try to clean the slide first before use by dry-rubbing it with a paper towel. Could be some stuff left over from the slide-manufacturing process.
greets, Oliver.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
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