Group gathers in G.R. to watch partial solar eclipse

October 23, 2014 9:22 PM

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- A rare phenomenon is darkening the sky Thursday afternoon, and a group has gathered in Grand Rapids to celebrate the occasion.

The gathering on top of the Grand Rapids Public Museum parking deck is to watch the partial solar eclipse, in which the new moon hides part of the sun from view. The eclipse unfolded slowly following its start near the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia.

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