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Solar eclipse watch party at CSN planetarium overshadowed by clouds and rain in Las Vegas

Posted at 3:06 PM, Aug 21, 2017

They waited in line for what they thought would be a spectacular event, lining up with tents and telescopes at the College of Southern Nevada Planetarium. Some parents even took their kids out of school. But the Las Vegas weather wasn't cooperating.

“The cooler the astronomical event, the more of a chance it’s going to get clouded out,” said astrophysicist Andrew Kerr.

It may not have been in the cards for these folks to experience the eclipse outside, but they did get to share the eclipse experience indoors by watching live video feeds.

Nancy George who was viewing her first solar eclipse told us, “It’s still enjoyable and it’s amazing to see all the people that interested in watching this.”

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