PRINCETON, N.J. (WPVI) -- Palmer Square in Princeton was the place to be as Jerseyans watched the eclipse using everything from sophisticated telescopes to cereal boxes.
Organizers never imagined that they turn out would be so big. But about 2,000 people jammed into Palmer Square to share this rare and unusual event.
Watch the report from Action News reporter Nora Muchanic in the video player above.
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VIDEO: Thousands gather in Princeton for eclipse viewing