Back on August 19th, a line developed in far SE IL and moved into Indiana. Crystal clear skies here made it possible to see them with ease. Carefully tripoded with the 300mm, I did a little out of state chasing while hoping for an aurora event that never happened but was what got me out to begin with.
105 miles away over Terre Haute
Later, 138 miles away over Bloomington
A separate camera pointed north for an hour long stack