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Jeff Newland

    We headed down the road and were across from the soybean field so we had a good low horizon to the NW.  We headed fairly early so we could catch the ISS fly over at 9:48pm.  ISS was great, listed as a -3.4 magnitude.  First found the comet while the ISS was up, about 9:52 or so.  It was around 10:10pm when we could start to see the comet naked eye.  As the sky darkened the comet showed up more and more and easy to find naked eye.  Besides the ISS, also saw 2 bright meteors!  It was a great night, will have to head out to a darker site to see the comet again or find a place that isn't on the road.  🙂