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Spacecraft nadir point: 41.9° N, 87.0° W

Photo center point: 41.5° N, 87.0° W

Nadir to Photo Center: South

Spacecraft Altitude: 133 nautical miles (246km)
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Image Caption: In this late winter scene of Chicago, Illinois, USA (41.5N, 87.0W) the light dusting of snow has actually enhanced the determination of the cities street pattern, parks and other cultural features. Sited at the south end of Lake Michigan, Chicago has long served as an industrial, transportation and communications center for the midwest. The obvious snowline on the ground enables meteorologists to trace the regional groundtracks of winter storms.