Clouds hide most Europeans’ view of solar eclipse

March 20, 2015 9:56 PM

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PARIS — Crowds across Europe gazed skyward Friday to witness a solar eclipse, one where the moon comes between Earth and the sun and its shadow blocks the sun in its entirety at some viewing points.

As officials warned of possible power failures and encouraged people to view the phenomenon only through special glasses, excitement grew for the rare celestial event. But clouds covered the sky over much of northern Europe, including the Faroe Islands, one of the few places where the total eclipse ...

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