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Occurred : 3/4/2020 05:20 (Entered as : 03/04/20 05:20)
Reported: 3/4/2020 4:58:59 AM 04:58
Posted: 4/9/2020
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Shape: Light
Duration:15-20 minutes
Substantial amount of 'satellites'.

It was dark outside and I was letting my dogs outs when I thought I saw the International Space Station making a pass in the north sky below the Big Dipper heading east northeast. I looked up the ISS and it was not scheduled for a visible pass. I then saw what looked like satellites emanating just east of the 'pot' of the Big Dipper also heading east northeast. These satellites were appearing every 1-2 seconds. I called my wife to see this. We must have seen 40 - 50 lights. The lights then started appearing with a longer time gap between them. We also saw another 10 - 15 lights emanating in the west sky and going the same direction. The lights were not flashing and just looked like satellites. This happened for probably 15 minutes. I tried filming this with my phone video camera and another video camera but it was very hard to see them. I have never seen anything like this before. Did anyone else see these lights?