Thousands of people packed Times Square to witness the historic solar eclipse -- here's what it was like

The great American eclipse of 2017 crossed the US on August 21. Parts of the country witnessed a total solar eclipse, but not New York City. People there saw 70% of the sun covered by the moon. Still, that didn’t stop a huge crowd from gathering at Time Square to check out the view. Watch the reactions of people from Times Square as the moon cast its shadow over the entire city.

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