Picture of the Day: The Southeastern U.S. From Space

By Rebecca J. Rosen

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Taken from the International Space Station, this picture shows the Southeastern region of the United States, with Atlanta glowing brightly at the center. The Florida peninsula can be seen off in the distance, under light cloud cover. 

Image: NASA.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/10/picture-of-the-day-the-southeastern-us-from-space/247125/