Saudi Arabia has revealed the first-ever crystal clear close-up pictures of Hajr-e-Aswad (sacred Black Stone) of the Ka’abah in Makkah.
According to the details, the Black Stone (Hajr-e-Aswad) was photographed for seven hours to produce a high-resolution image comprising of 49,000 megapixels and 1,050 pictures altogether.
The processing time for the high-resolution picture of Hajr-e-Aswad took over 50 working hours as per details provided by the Saudi Authorities.
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Shooting Time: 7 hours.
Number of Photos: 1050 Fox Stack Panorama.
Image Resolution: 49,000 Mega Pixels.
Processing Time: More Than 50 Working Hours. https://t.co/E9xktWDGJr pic.twitter.com/MOUWWJZbHA
The Black Stone is believed to be descended directly from Jannah and given to the Prophet Abraham by the angel Gabriel.
Hajr-e-Aswad is encompassed by a frame of pure silver and it is located at the south eastern corner of the Kaaba.
Muslims use it as the beginning and ending point of their circumambulation during Hajj and Umrah.