Relation between visual angle and distance on retina without correction for shrinkage

Range One degree of visual angle/288µm on the retina
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference John Moran eye center, Uni. of Utah, Webvision, the organization of the retina and visual system, Helga Kolb, Eduardo Fernandez and Ralph Nelson, link
Primary Source Drasdo N, Fowler CW. Non-linear projection of the retinal image in a wide-angle schematic eye. Br J Ophthalmol. 1974 Aug58(8):709-14. Fig. 4PubMed ID4433482
Comments This ratio for the perpendicular (peripheral angle=0°). As the peripheral angle increases distance on retina decreases. See fig. 4 in primary source.
Entered by Uri M
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