Millions of Americans watched Monday's solar eclipse at viewing parties.

A number of viewing events were held locally, including one at the Dunham Public Library in Whitesboro.

Melissa Barlett teaches biology at Mohawk Valley Community College and has been working on the solar eclipse program with the library over the past few weeks.

Barlett was impressed by the great turnout, especially with so many young people in attendance,  She says too may people for glasses is a good problem to have.

Skywatchers in a dozen states were treated to a total eclipse of the sun.

It was the first total eclipse in the continental U.S. in nearly 40 years.


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