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Touch of gray: Clouds mar eclipse viewing in parts of Kansas


August 20, 2017

Topeka, Kan. (AP) — The shifting cloud cover across Kansas on Monday gave people hoping to see the eclipse a mixed viewing experience.

In downtown Topeka, the clouds parted just in time for many people to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse as it reached its peak of 99 percent, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported.

About 200 people at a watch party in the parking lot of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library got a look for about 30 seconds through a thin sheen of clouds. People cheered as a small portion of the sun could be seen when the clouds separated.

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